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The German police arrested nine people in the Netherlands on Monday accused of committing at least 50 ATM bombings in the German states of Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg since November 2021. They stole over 5.2 million euros in these robberies, the German police said in a press release on Thursday.

The suspects are between the ages of 25 and 41. They have Dutch, Moroccan, Turkish, and Romanian nationalities. Three suspects are still at large.

ATM bombings are incredibly hazardous, detective Johan van Hartskamp of the Utrecht police said to RTL. “There is already a risk of explosion during the production of the explosive charges. That obviously applies to the explosion itself. And don’t forget that the escape route also poses a major traffic hazard,” he said to the broadcaster. “Perpetrators drive back to the Netherlands at speeds exceeding 250 kilometers per hour, often with explosives in the car.”

The German police arrested another three Dutch men for an ATM bombing in Kierspe, near Cologne, on Wednesday evening. The suspects fled in a car and tried to blind the police chasing them with a laser pointer, NOS reports. The suspects fled on foot after turning onto a dead-end street, and the police eventually tracked them down in the forest with the help of a police helicopter.

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