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NOS / Party center with fighting Eritreans vacated in Zaandam, Holland

Posted by: Semere Asmelash

Date: Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Party center with fighting Eritreans in Zaandam vacated


26 December 2017  


Police tonight in Zaandam LORENZO DERKSEN


In Zaandam it was uneasy tonight at a conference center where about 350 Eritreans from all over the country had come to celebrate. Many young people had drunk a lot and there were disturbances and fights, says the police.


The police also threatened the use of firearms in the fights. The owner of the conference center decided to end the party and called on the police to get the visitors away.


A large group of young people did not cooperate, and the police cleared the building in Zaandam by force. Agents and volunteers were pelted with bottles, chairs and stones.


Great police force


The police eventually deployed eighty agents from the whole area of ​​Zaandam. They escorted a large part of the Eritreans with police dogs through the center of Zaandam to the station. A helicopter was also used.


Around 06.00 hours the police put a number of young people involved in the riots on the train to Amsterdam. Three men were arrested: a 22-year-old man from Germany, a 28-year-old from Heiloo and a 29-year-old from Hoorn.



26 December 2017    , Zaandam



Three arrests after mass battling Eritreans at Sade Zaandam

Three men of 22, 28 and 29 years from Germany, Hoorn and Heiloo were arrested by the police in the night from Monday to Tuesday for assault after a massive fight at party center Sade at Mahogany in Zaandam.

Foto: Inter Visual Studio/ Lorenzo Derksen

Approximately 80 police officers had to be involved to evacuate the party, in which around 350 Eritreans were present.

During the party, according to the police, "different people were fisted with each other and a lot of violence was used."

The organizer decided to end the party, but the visitors refused to leave, after which the organizer requested the help of the police. Even after the arrival of the police, no response was given to the request to leave, after which the building was evacuated.

"During the eviction, police officers and security personnel were pelted with bottles and chairs by the aggressive group of people present. The police finally expelled the people by force.

Outside the occasion, the crowd again turned against the police officers and pelted them with stones. With the final deployment of approximately 80 police officers, several batches were carried out to stop the peace disturbance. After some time, the peace returned.

According to the NOS , the Eritreans from all over the country came to Zaandam to listen to a band and celebrate.

The police also threatened the use of firearms in the fights. Then a large police force came to Zaandam. He cleared the case and escorted a large part of the Eritreans with police dogs through the center of Zaandam to the station. A helicopter was also used.

The police put rioting youngsters on the train to Amsterdam at around 6 am, which led to a delay in Zaandam, according to ProRail.

Foto: Inter Visual Studio/ Lorenzo Derksen

Foto: Inter Visual Studio/ Lorenzo Derksen

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