Dutch news in brief, 4 August 2006

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Man hit in face with hot oil , A man, 42, suffered serious burns in Gorinchem on Thursday night when his girlfriend threw glowing hot sunflower oil in his face as he lay in bed. The woman, 40, was arrested a short time later after she entered another house with a knife.

Man hit in face with hot oil

A man, 42, suffered serious burns in Gorinchem on Thursday night when his girlfriend threw glowing hot sunflower oil in his face as he lay in bed. The woman, 40, was arrested a short time later after she entered another house with a knife.

Newspaper finds missing millionaire

Newspaper 'De Telegraaf' has traced the 85-year-old millionaire Anneke Maars who was missing from her home in Zeist for a week. She was being hidden in a home in Bunnik by suspected swindler Paul D., the paper said. The man, 49, initially denied the woman was in the home when he was approached by the media. But a short time later he tried to smuggle her out of the house with a blanket over her head. Following a discussion, the woman was taken by a lawyer to the police in Zeist.

Dutch F-16s in action in Afghanistan

Dutch F-16 jets saw action in the last week in the Helmand province of Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, the Defence Ministry said on Friday. The jets were called in after a ground unit of coalition troops was attacked on Monday. Once it was established there were no civilians in the area, the jets released two laser-guided bombs. The firing from the enemy position stopped but it not known if there were any casualties.

Suspects held for abusing dog

Police in Venray have arrested two people in connection with the theft, neglect and abuse of a boxer dog. The animal was found on Wednesday and had to be put down due to the extent of its injuries. It had been tied to a car and dragged along the ground behind the moving vehicle. The suspects are a woman, 21, and a man, 20, both from Poland.

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