Police arrested a 20-year-old Rotterdam resident early Friday morning in connection with an explosion at a house in Kortenbachsingel, Rotterdam-Bevelwaad. It was the second explosion in this street in two days and the fourth in four days in Rotterdam.
The explosion occurred around 2:45 am on Friday. no one was hurt. The suspect was arrested on the street in the neighborhood a short time later.
A little over 24 hours ago on Wednesday at 11:00 p.m. The explosive detonated two houses away.. A 71-year-old man suffered minor injuries Rheinmond report. He heard a noise through the front door and was walking down the stairs to see what was going on when the explosives went off. He suffered a relatively minor injury to his leg.
The second explosion at Kortenbachsingel will be the fourth in four days in Rotterdam. So far this year, there have been 67 explosions targeting homes and businesses in the Rotterdam-Rheinmont area. Of these, 48 occurred in Rotterdam.
Police told Rheinmond they had arrested at least 50 suspects in connection with the blast so far.
Explosion at Arnhem shopping center
At 3:45 am on Friday there were also two explosions at a shopping center in Arnhem’s Elderfeld Square. As far as is known, no one was injured.
Suspicious packages were found at two restaurants in the shopping center, Soflam and Diner 66, on Thursday morning. Mayor Ahmed Markush has decided to close two eateries for two weeks as a precautionary measure.
“For me, my mission in Arnhem is to provide the best possible safety for residents, shopkeepers and visitors,” Markash said. NU.nl. “Our goal is to restore peace and security in the neighborhood.”
https://nltimes.nl/2023/06/09/rotterdam-man-20-arrested-4th-explosion-city-four-days 20-year-old Rotterdam man arrested for fourth city bombing in four days