Attack on the Dutch Royal Family?

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Location: Leiden
April 30th, Queensday in Holland.

The whole country is celebrating the Queen's birthday (though her birthay is jan. 31th, we celebrate it today). The Queen and her family was visiting a city called Apeldoorn. At aproximly 12 o clock, a car broke through the people who where watching the Queen in her bus when she drove through the town.

The royal family is shocked, but unharmed, though the car came up to 5 meters from the bus. But unfortunately at least 13 people where injured and probably one died. It's still unkown if it was an accident or an attack.
I am shocked! This was live on television!

I'll try to keep you updated, but I am heading to town in a few minutes (not Apeldoorn). I hope the festival is still going on here.

Here is a video of the incident.
WARNING: VIDEO MATERIAL CAN BE SHOCKING!
http://www.rtl.nl/components/actueel/rt ... _plain.xml
Some pictures:
http://www.nu.nl/slideshow/1878214/popup.html#

Posts: 1883
Joined: March 2009
Location: Leiden
CNN:
http://edition.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/europ ... index.html

The story wrong, there are 4 deaths, 8 badly injured and 9 more injured. I just got back from town, aproximly 3 o'clock all festival activities where cancelled.
The police has confirmed that the driver had intensions to hit the bus of the Queen. It is most likely that the he acted alone, though it hasn't been confirmed yet. There is no evidence of terrorism.

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