An explosion in an apartment building on Nachtegaalstraat in Drachten on Sunday night left one person injured and the residents of all 39 apartments evacuated. The wounded person was taken to the hospital with burns, the severity of his injuries is unknown.
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 resident of the Rotterdam apartment that blew up on Thursday morning, threatened to set the place on fire, his neighbors told newspaper AD. No one was present in the apartment when the explosion happened and there were no injuries.
An explosion and subsequent fire severely damaged a home in Rotterdam early on Thursday morning. No injuries were reported so far.
A portion of the ruling Dutch cabinet will hold an emergency meeting on Saturday morning to discuss the terrorist attacks in Paris that took place a night earlier. A series of shootings and bombings amid the bustling Parisian nightlife led to the deaths of 128 people, with 99 people listed in critical condition on Saturday.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte called a series of attacks in Paris "awful" in two posts on social media Friday night. Multiple news agencies reported that anywhere up to 40 people were killed in three different shootings and two different explosions in the 10th and 11th districts of the French capital.
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.
An exploding car on the Thorbeckeplein in Breda on Wednesday night left a man severely wounded. So far nothing is known about the circumstances of the explosion, though there is speculation of a bomb-attack from within the criminal circuit. Bystanders doubt whether the victim will survive, "if he does, he will be severely handicapped for the rest of his life"
An explosion at a nuclear power plant in Beveren, Belgium posed no threat for the surrounding area, a spokesman told Belgian media. A transformer blew up, causing a small fire at the site of Doel 1, a nuclear reactor that was closed down in February.
A 23 year old man was killed in an explosion on a pleasure boat on the Nieuwe Veerstal in Gouda on Sunday morning. His 60 year old father survived the blast, but was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries
An explosion in a Hoogeveen health care facility and residence on Tuesday morning left at least one person seriously injured. Several others were being treated at the scene after the blast, the Drenthe Regional Safety Office announced.
With reporting by Zack Newmark.
At least four people were injured Wednesday morning when two different explosions occurred in a biomass power plant in Borssele, Zeeland, the regional safety office reported. The office says all four were hospitalized, however broadcaster Omroep Zeeland says two people received serious injuries and were rushed to an area hospital and the others were treated at the scene.
Two pleasure yachts in a marina in Zaandam caught fire after an explosion on one of the vessels. Three people were injured.
The Rotterdam police are investigating an explosion at a house on Versijdenstraat in Provenierswijk in the early hours of Wednesday morning. No one was injured in the explosion
The police have taken a 52 year old Amsterdam resident into custody for questioning in connection with the explosion in Staatsliedenbuurt early on Wednesday morning.
The explosion happened around 05:00 a.m. on Fannius Scholtenstraat. No one was injured, but three parked cars, a number of bicycles, and several homes were damaged. The police closed off the area for a trace evidence investigation.
An explosion rocked the Amsterdam neighborhood Staatsliedenbuurt on Wednesday morning. The explosion happened around 5:00 a.m. on Fannius Scholtenstraat, damaging a number of homes and cars, the police reported on Twitter.
Shell Moerdijk should be more critical on safety risks, the Dutch Safety Board concludes in its report on the explosion at the company on June 3rd last year. Two people were injured and a significant amount of damage was caused.
A car exploded in Enschede on Tuesday morning. The police closed off the area and are investigating.
A man lighting fireworks in the attic of his house caused an explosion in Zwijndrecht on Monday night. No one was injured in the blow.
Police officers found the body of one man after the explosion in an apartment building in The Hague on Monday. A dismantled cannabis plantation was also found in one of the apartments.
A total of 27 homes had to be evacuated after an explosion and subsequent fire in the basement of an apartment building on Goudriaankade in The Hague on Monday morning. The cause of the explosion is still unknown.
Willie Pater, co-director of SE Fireworks, told his story for the first time to ED on Wednesday - 15 years after the fireworks disaster in Enschede that left 23 people dead, nearly a thousand injured and a whole neighborhood wiped off the map. He no longer feels guilty, he told the newspaper.
The police arrested a 20 year old man from The Hague on Monday morning in connection with the arson in the Marthal in Rotterdam on March 3rd.