By Tony Winterburn • 12 February 2020 • 9:47
Two letter bombs explode in Dutch postal offices
A suspected letter bomb has reportedly exploded at an office building in the Netherlands, prompting a rapid response from bomb disposal experts. The package exploded in a mail sorting company in Kerkrade, a city in the very south of the country.
Terrified staff reported it to the police at 8.33am, there were no injuries reported, police say.
A separate bomb erupted at a second postal-sorting centre in Kerkrade in the south of the country. Police in Amsterdam said: “On Wednesday morning, an explosion took place in a mailroom of a business building on the Bolstoen just before 8 am, presumably caused by a bomb letter. No injured.” Their colleagues in Limburg said: “A letter package exploded at a postal sorting company on Wiebachstraat in Kerkrade around 8:30 am. No one was hurt.
As the investigation continues please check back later for more information.
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