A member of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (Picture: Twitter/@Corvettemichel) - Credit: A member of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (Picture: Twitter/@Corvettemichel)
Friday, 20 November 2015 - 13:10
Bomb squads investigating suspect packages in three Dutch cities
A suspicious package at the Immigration and Naturalization Service in Zwolle led to the building being evacuated on Friday afternoon. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal squad is investigating. EOD teams are also investigating suspicious packages found in Huizen and Haarlem. The area around the Immigration and Naturalization Service is cordoned off while the police are investigating, NOS reports.
The suspicious package in Haarlem was found in a train on the NS station. According to the police, the package did not contain explosives, but was taken for further forensic investigation. Train traffic was stopped while the EOD team investigated, but is now running again.
Verdacht pakketje in politiebureau #Huizen. Explosievendienst doet onderzoek. Verkeer wordt omgeleid.— Politie Gooi en Vechtstreek (@POL_GooienVecht) November 20, 2015
Verdacht voorwerp betreft GEEN explosief. Forensische Opsporing neemt voorwerp mee voor nader onderzoek. #Haarlem— Politie Basisteam Haarlem (@POL_Haarlem) November 20, 2015