Dutch police in the Netherlands shot at a 16-year-old boy and took three protesters into custody. The government has brought a proposal to reduce the emissions of pollutants like nitrogen oxides and ammonia by 50 percent. The government has also given one year to the states to implement the proposal.
According to the information, farmers and their allies are protesting against the policies of the government. Police say that no one was hurt in the incident. The shots were fired only to warn the farmers. Police have claimed that the boy tried to break into police vehicles with his tractor. The National Criminal Investigation Service said the incident would be investigated by authorities.
Netherlands farmers took to the streets against the government's policies
According to media reports, the Netherlands government wants to reduce livestock and buy some farms whose animals produce large amounts of ammonia. Ammonia is produced from animal excreta. At the same time, the government has also banned the use of fertilizers in agriculture. Farmers argue that large quantities of toxic gases are released from industries, but there is no ban on them.
Netherlands farmers reached in large numbers at Dam Square
Farmers protest over a large number of tractors at the famous Dam Square in Amsterdam. The farmers have written on their banners that, "The war has started and we will win." Farmers staged their protest on the congested highways. He threw bales of hay on the streets. Traffic has also come to a standstill due to the arrival of tractors on the roads.