Explosives Ordnance Disposal

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Apr 2 '19 17:41

Police in Utrecht made an unusual discovery on Tuesday when they discovered a secret tunnel running below several homes along the J.P. Coenstraat. Investigators think the 18-meter-long hidden corridor was only recently created, but residents say they have no idea how or when it was constructed.

Grenades found on Schiedamseweg in Rotterdam
Mar 23 '19 19:30

A pair of hand grenades were discovered in front of a souvenir and water pipe shop in Rotterdam on Saturday. Ten homes were evacuated while the police explosives unit investigated the munitions found in front of Souvenirtje & Meer on Schiedamseweg.

There were no injuries following the 9 a.m. police response. Trams were diverted from the area, and several streets were shut down, police said. The area was reopened at about 2 p.m. when the grenades were safely transported to the national forensics laboratory NFI. They will be examined for trace evidence, police said.

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May 3 '15 13:05

Police in Amsterdam closed the Rijksmuseum on Sunday morning after an unusual object was found near the entrance. The national museum was evacuated by 10:30 a.m., and reopened about thirty minutes later, police said.

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Jan 28 '15 10:07

The rail traffic around Leiden Central Station has come to a standstill after the discovery of a suspicious package. The police are investigating, ANP reports.

Nov 20 '14 09:38

A suitcase filled with explosives were found during renovation work on a house on Dintelstraat in Zuid yesterday. The suitcase was hidden in the air duct of the house.

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Sep 3 '14 11:10

In Maastricht, part of the shopping center Mosae Forum was evacuated Wednesday morning due to a suspicious package. Authorities believe that it is a home made smoke bomb. Several shops and the municipal offices in the building have been cleared, the NOS reports.

Apr 22 '14 08:01

A field in Winssen was found to be full of grenades from the Second World War.

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