Queen’s Day: 196 arrests in Amsterdam

Police in Amsterdam made 196 arrests during the Queen’s Day celebrations on Thursday, around the same as in 2008, according to local paper Het Parool.

This year, police had announced they would be cracking down on boat revellers. In total, eight people on boats were arrested, including four captains who had drunk too much. Some 36 people fell into the canals. Of these, 27 were on boats which sank.

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