Building evacuated as Breda car bombing leads to arrest; Victim in critical cond.

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A 69-year-old was taken into custody after explosives were found in his apartment. A guest of the man was the victim of a car bombing a night earlier. Nov. 12, 2015 (photo: Zuindert community police officer Martijn Nuijten / Twitter). A 69-year-old was taken into custody after explosives were found in his apartment. A guest of the man was the victim of a car bombing a night earlier. Nov. 12, 2015 (photo: Zuindert community police officer Martijn Nuijten / Twitter)

Investigators in Breda evacuated 12 homes after discovering “possibly explosive materials” in an apartment Thursday afternoon, the police said on Twitter. A 69-year-old man was taken into custody at the flat.

He lives in the apartment, which was frequently visited by the victim of a on Wednesday. The blast happened when the man opened the door to a black Mercedes-Benz, and it  witnesses at the scene said. One freelance photographer told newspaper AD that he could feel and hear the blast from his house several blocks away.

The 63-year-old was taken in critical condition to the hospital and was still unconscious as of 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. He often played cards at the arrested man’s apartment, newspaper Telegraaf wrote. The victim is reportedly a member of the Satudarah motorcycle gang.

Mayors of several municipalities in the western part of Noord Brabant will discuss the current wave of violent crime in the region. in small western Brabant villages over a two day period, , the leader of the Amsterdam branch of the .

Dalfour was killed along with Macedonian Muljaim Nadzak . Two others were .

“I want to know what is causing this, in order to choose a good approach,” Breda mayor Paul Depla told the newspaper of the upcoming meeting. The mayors in the region will hold talks on Monday.

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