Dutch news in brief, 4 August 2005

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Man shot dead in Eindhoven, A man was shot dead on a street in Eindhoven on Wednesday night. A police spokesperson said the man had yet to be identified and detectives were trying to establish a motive for the killing. Police received reports of a shooting on the Humboldtstraat in the city at about 9.30pm. When they arrived at the scene they found the man lying on the pavement.

Man shot dead in Eindhoven

A man was shot dead on a street in Eindhoven on Wednesday night. A police spokesperson said the man had yet to be identified and detectives were trying to establish a motive for the killing. Police received reports of a shooting on the Humboldtstraat in the city at about 9.30pm. When they arrived at the scene they found the man lying on the pavement.

World-beating petrol prices in Netherlands

The Netherlands has almost the most expensive petrol prices in the world, according to new research. Only motorists in Turkey pay more for a litre of euro unleaded. The Russians can buy three litres for the same price, Newspaper 'Trouw' reported. Another study of 10 European nations revealed recently that Belgium has the most expensive diesel prices and — after the Netherlands — the second most expensive price for euro 95 unleaded petrol, Flemish motorists association VAB said.

Body found in Ilona search

Police found a body during a planned search of a park near the Utrecht Overvecht train station in Utrecht. The police operation was part of the investigation into the disappearance of Ilona Németh. The 35-year-old mother vanished on 16 July 2004 after leaving her home in the Zuilen district of Utrecht to go to work in Hilversum.

Final Dutch tsunami victim identified

Experts of the Disaster Identification Team (RIT) stationed in Thailand have announced they had identified the 36th and last Dutch victim of the the Indian Ocean tsunami.  There are no other Dutch people known to be still missing following the disaster in December 2004, a spokesperson for the Dutch Foreign Ministry said.

[Copyright Expatica News 2005]

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