There was a tense atmosphere in cities again on Tuesday due to fears of riots against curfews.

Dozens of municipalities therefore took measures, but in the end it remained relatively quiet in most places.

In Rotterdam and the Amsterdam district of Osdorp, the mobile unit (ME) had to intervene.

The first arrests of the evening were made in Gouda.

Eleven people who wanted to riot were arrested by the police, after which it remained quiet in the city.

In the center of Rotterdam, Rotterdam South and Rotterdam West, a total of 81 people were arrested for, among other things, gathering, vandalism, violation of the curfew and nuisance.

Police were massive in the city after Monday's explosive riots.

In Breda, the police carried out a total of six arrests.

Apart from some minor disturbances, it remained quiet there.

A spokesperson for the Rotterdam police informs

Radio Rijnmond

that it was quieter on Tuesday due to the maximum efforts of the police.

"We started warning from the start, we were in contact with everyone. The ME was always nearby, in the shadow of the colleagues on the street. They could intervene immediately if necessary and that happened in three places."

The ME also had to intervene in the Amsterdam district of Osdorp.

A large group of young men and boys had gathered and were setting off fireworks.

The riot police acted by carrying out charges, after which most of the rioters slipped off and peace returned.

Several municipalities announced earlier on Tuesday that they were taking measures against rioters.

Emergency orders or emergency orders were issued in Den Bosch, Eindhoven, Haarlem, Breda, Maastricht, Leiden, Sittard-Geleen, Beek, Zaltbommel, Stein, Echt-Susteren, Almelo, Oosterhout and Capelle aan den IJssel.

Football fans form a front against rioters

What was striking about the riots on Tuesday was that supporters of football clubs are increasingly forming a front against rioters.

They do not allow the rioting youths to destroy the city or loot shops, they say through their own channels.

In Maastricht, many hundreds of MVV supporters showed with a march on Tuesday evening that they wanted to protect the city.

Hundreds of football supporters also spoke out against the rioters in Den Bosch.


Football fans gather to assist the police