In the Hague do not cease riots: police arrested 19 teenagers

В Гааге не утихают беспорядки: полиция задержала 19 подростков

The Dutch police during the protests that erupted in the Hague because of the ban the traditional new year’s bonfire, detained nineteen Teens.

“Since yesterday for arson, the preparations and the storage of illegal fireworks, police arrested nineteen adolescents aged 11 to 19 years”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that the police recorded in the Hague several fires. In the Scheveningen police have detained three minors aged 11, 12 and 13. Two boys, 16 and 17 years under the seat of the scooter was carrying a gas cylinder, was detained in quarter Duindorp.

The arrests occurred in other parts of the city in connection with the arson of vehicles and containers with garbage.

As reported, residents of several districts of the Hague for a week to actively protest against the ban on traditional new year’s bonfire.

The tradition to set fire to the two towers of wooden pallets in the new year’s eve began with the 1990-ies – so the residents of Duindorp and neighbouring Scheveningen compete for the biggest bonfire in the Netherlands.