Containers Wash Up on Dutch Beaches
Dozens of containers have washed up on Dutch beaches.
Televisions, toys, furniture and hazardous chemicals have been washing up on islands in the Friesland province in the Netherlands, after containers fell off a cargo ship in the North Sea. A journalist describes the scene on the beach of the island of Terschelling where hundreds of people are taking part in the clean-up operation.
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(Photo: A person carries a flat-screen television set as others inspect a cargo container after it washed up on a beach in Terschelling, Netherlands Credit: Erik Scheer/REUTERS).