An explosive went off near a Covid-19 testing center in Bovenkarpsel, north of Amsterdam, North Holland, Dutch police said, adding that no injuries were reported.
“Near the screening center of the local public health service in Bovenkarspel, an explosive went off at 6:55 am.
Windows were destroyed, no injuries.
The police are investigating.
The perimeter has been cordoned off, ”police said in a statement.
Ook een bus van defensie is aangekomen bij de testlocatie van de GGD in Bovenkarspel.
Zou er nog een explosief zitten, of uit voorzorg?
- Maarten Edelenbosch (@maartenedel) March 3, 2021
Demining services have been deployed to the scene to determine if explosive material is still there, according to state television NOS.
Last January, when a curfew came into force to fight Covid-19, a screening center was set on fire in the village of Urk in the near province of Flevoland.
For several days, the Netherlands had experienced riots, the largest having taken place in the country for several decades.
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