Car explodes in Enschede; police close off scene

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A car exploded in Enschede on Tuesday morning. The police closed off the area and are investigating.

According to the police, the explosion happened around 3:30 a.m. on Lattropbrink. One car was badly damaged by the blast. Several other vehicles received minor damage due to flying glass.

A spokesperson for the police told the Parool that they are investigating whether the explosion was caused by an explosive or a heavy firework. The police know who the car belongs to, but the spokesperson would give no further information.

The police call on anyone who may have seen something shortly before or after the explosion to make contact with them.