Death by night explosion Utrecht, EOD conducts research

In an explosion in a business collection building in Utrecht, a 29-year-old man was killed last night, the police announced this afternoon.

The incident in the Overvecht district took place at 02.00 hours last night, but the Explosives Clearing Service of the Ministry of Defence (EOD) and the police forensic investigation are still investigating. According to RTV Utrecht, they are also investigating whether there is still a risk of explosion in or near the building.

It is still unclear what the 29-year-old man was doing in the building last night and what caused the explosion. The police hope to get in contact with possible witnesses.