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There were explosions in Amsterdam and Schiedam last night. After the explosion in Amsterdam, some twenty homes were evacuated, but residents can now return home.
It is the tenth explosion for Amsterdam in four weeks, and the sixth explosion in the month of August. Windows and ATMs were blown up. Buildings were badly damaged by the blasts.
The past according to AT5 within a trend which the police already signaled at the beginning of August, namely that the number of explosions in the city had started in the past six months.
Police were investigating whether there is still an explosion in the building last night:
Much damage after explosion in Amsterdam
Both explosions happened last night around 5 a.m. Local residents and local residents in Amsterdam Nieuw-West speak opposite AT 5 O’CLOCK of at least three loud bangs, which could be heard far into Osdorp. The havoc is great.
The police evicted future homes around 8:15 a.m., reports NH News. Around 10.15 am the area was safely announced by the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Service (EOD) and the residents were able to return home. However, a number of residents still have to do without power. An area engineer is on his way to check the building.
The police are investigating. No one is injured. According to police, witnesses saw two people driving off on a scooter. They searched the area for them, but they have not been found. The police are calling on witnesses of people who have images of the explosion to come forward.
Two people on a scooter
The burglary in Schiedam took place next to a supermarket in a shopping center. Local residents say to the regional broadcaster Rhine estuary that around 5:30 a.m. they heard a big bang. According to eyewitnesses, the damage to the property is extensive.
There is also no one for this explosion. Several witnesses tell the police that they drive away two people on a scooter. Witnesses and CCTV footage are also welcome in this case, according to the police.