Explosive found at Amsterdam-West building

Explosive found at the door of a building on Jan Evertsenstraat in Amsterdam, 14 August 2018
Explosive found at the door of a building on Jan Evertsenstraat in Amsterdam, 14 August 2018. Photo: @Politie_Adam / Twitter

An explosive was found at the front door of a building on Jan Evertsenstraat in Amsterdam-West on Tuesday morning. The police closed off the street and explosive experts are on their way to disarm the device. What type of explosive is involved is not yet clear.

The police responded to the scene at 6:15 a.m., NU.nl reports. The street is closed between Hoofdweg and Rembrandtpark. The police are looking for witnesses.

In February an explosive was also found . Then it was a hand grenade. Hand grenades were also found at , cafe and cocktail bar in Amsterdam this year and last. 

 

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