Rotterdam Markthal explosion suspect revealed in photo

Man suspected of causing an explosion in Rotterdam MarkthalMan suspected of causing an explosion in Rotterdam Markthal (Picture: Politie)

The police released a photo of the man suspected of being responsible for an explosion in one of the stalls in the Rotterdam Markthal on March 3.

The explosion and a subsequent fire occurred in the Tropicahal stall around 8:15 p.m. The fire was quickly extinguished.

The camera at the Martkhal entrance recorded a man wearing a backpack entering the Markthal shortly after the owner of the affected stall left. He enters the Tropicahal stall. A few minutes later he is seen leaving the Markthal, without his backpack. The explosion happened shortly after he left.

The police would like to talk to anyone who recognizes this man.