Apartment exploded on Rusthoflaan, Rotterdam - Dec 10th, 2015 (Photo: @mverkaik/Twitter) - Credit: Apartment exploded on Rusthoflaan, Rotterdam - Dec 10th, 2015 (Photo: @mverkaik/Twitter)
Friday, 11 December 2015 - 13:00
Resident held in Rotterdam apartment explosion
The police arrested the resident of the Rotterdam apartment that blew up on Thursday morning. The 52 year old Rotterdam man is suspected of arson. The first floor apartment on Rusthoflaan was heavily damaged by an explosion and subsequent fire at 5:00 a.m. on Thursday morning. The surrounding apartments also sustained damage. One of the man's neighbor's told newspaper AD that he threatened to burn the place down if he was kicked out. The man was arrested on Thursday evening.