Dutch news in brief, 9 September 2005

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Dutch navy helps in Biloxi, Members of the crew of the Dutch frigate Hr.Ms. Van Amstel helped distribute relief supplies in the American coastal city of Biloxi on Thursday. Biloxi was several damaged by Hurricane Katrina. The 77 Dutch sailors were also assigned to help get local government buildings back into operation.

Dutch navy helps in Biloxi

Members of the crew of the Dutch frigate Hr.Ms. Van Amstel helped distribute relief supplies in the American coastal city of Biloxi on Thursday. Biloxi was several damaged by Hurricane Katrina. The 77 Dutch sailors were also assigned to help get local government buildings back into operation.

Man arrested over finger assault

Police arrested a 31-year-old resident of Geleen in connection with the incident in which his neighbour lost a finger. Doctors failed to re-attach the 74-year-old victim's digit. Police were questioning the suspect on Friday to establish why the pair got into a fight as the older man was taking his dog for a walk.

ABN accepted phony notes for a year

Dutch bank ABN AMRO accepted false bank notes for at least a year. The notes were lodged by an international criminal gang and the fraud cost the bank about EUR 400,000, a spokesperson for the public prosecutor's office in the Hague said on Friday.

Woman uninjured as cows turn on her

A farmer, 47, escaped injury in the Dutch municipality of Leerdam on Thursday when several cows trampled her under foot. Along with her husband and daughter, she was leading the animals from one field to another when the cows suddenly changed direction. One of the cows even gave her an extra kick. An ambulance was called but the woman was not hurt. It is suspected the red tee-shirt she was wearing may have provoked the cows.

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