Dutch police reported an explosion on Wednesday March 3 in Bovenkarpsel in North Holland. The explosive exploded near a Covid-19 detection center. For now, no injuries were reported.
The blast took place “near the detection center of the local public health service in Bovenkarspel” at 6:55 am, police said in a statement. “The windows were destroyed, there were no injuries. Police is on the case. The perimeter has been cordoned off“, She continued.
Demining services have been implemented at the site. to determine if there is still explosive material there, according to public television NOS.
Last January, when the curfew came into force to fight the coronavirus, a test center had been burned in the village of Urk in the nearby province of Flevoland. The Netherlands then experienced riots, the largest to take place in the country for several decades.