Hand grenade found on Amsterdam street

Crime scene tape
Crime scene tapePhoto: Politie

A hand grenade was found on Eerste Coehoornstraat in the center of Amsterdam on Friday afternoon. The police closed that street as well as Czaar Peterstraat for investigation. The hand grenade was stuck to a post box, according to a photo AT5 has in its possession.

The police are at the scene to investigate. 

Explosives are not a rare occurrence in Amsterdam. Recent incidents include two explosions at coffeeshop Smoke Palace on Linnaeusstraat, one in January one in March, and explosions on Jan Evertsenstraat and Poortland in February.