Two Polish supermarkets of same name hit by explosions in the Netherlands

TWO Polish supermarkets of the same name were hit by explosions in the early hours of Tuesday, December 8, in the Netherlands.

The shops, both called Biedronka, were demolished during the blasts, however, reports from local police suggest that no-one was hurt as officers try to determine whether the scary events are linked.

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The explosions of the supermarkets, which are reportedly NOT linked to a large network of budget stores of the same name in Poland, took place in Aalsmeer, near Amsterdam, and in a small town in the North Brabant province.

Nearby buildings and cars were damaged by fire after the blasts, and police are currently appealing for witnesses.

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