American arrested in weapons raid

A 29-year-old American national has been arrested after police uncovered what they describe as a major weapons haul in his apartment in Amsterdam’s Buitenveldert suburb.

The haul includes an anti-tank rocket, more than 20 hand grenades, guns, two machine guns and boxes of ammunition. Police say the American is suspected of being connected to an organised crime group with operations in the Netherlands, UK and Jamaica.

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