Explosion in Amsterdam; homes, cars damaged
An explosion rocked the Amsterdam neighborhood Staatsliedenbuurt on Wednesday morning. The explosion happened around 5:00 a.m. on Fannius Scholtenstraat, damaging a number of homes and cars, the police reported on Twitter.
"Several people heard a bang and saw smoke", a police spokesperson said to NU. So far it seems that no one was injured in the explosion.
Windows were blown out of a number of homes and several nearby parked cars were damaged..
The cause of the explosion is still unclear. Forensic experts are investigating. The police are looking for witnesses.
Rond 5.00 uur explosie in de Fannius Scholtenstraat. Auto's en woningen beschadigd. Onderzoek gaande, we zoeken getuigen: 09008844
— Politie Amsterdam eo (@Politie_Adam) July 29, 2015