Rotterdam Mayor Visits Explosion Site, Addresses Concerns and Police Investigation

Rotterdam, Netherlands – Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb is scheduled to visit the Schammenkamp on Friday. Last week, an explosion followed by a fire claimed the lives of three people in the incident. During his visit, Aboutaleb plans to speak with the police and other first responders who assisted after the explosion. He also intends to … Read more

Explosion Investigation Leads to Arrest of 34-Year-Old Jalal O. in Rotterdam

Rotterdam, Netherlands – Authorities have arrested a 34-year-old man in connection with a massive explosion and fire in an apartment building in Rotterdam-Zuidwijk. The man, identified as Jalal O., is the tenant of the warehouse where the explosion occurred, according to RTV Rijnmond. The police indicated that more arrests are possible in the ongoing investigation. … Read more

Explosion in Rotterdam Building Likely Tied to Drug Lab; Resident Arrested

Rotterdam, Netherlands – Following a massive explosion and fire that resulted in three fatalities at an apartment building on Schammenkamp, police have uncovered evidence suggesting a potential link to drug manufacturing. Authorities arrested a 34-year-old Rotterdam resident on Saturday in connection with the incident, and have not ruled out the possibility of additional arrests. The … Read more

Fatal Rotterdam Explosion Claims 3 Lives After Neighbors Report Gas Smell

Rotterdam, Netherlands – After a fatal explosion and fire on Schammenkamp in Rotterdam, neighbors reported smelling gas beforehand, the Public Prosecution Service confirmed on Friday. The date of those reports was uncertain, and investigators have not yet determined a cause for the incident. They have stated that the possibilities of an accident, crime, or negligence … Read more

Rotterdam Hospital Shooter Trial Begins with Three Lives Lost

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands – The trial of the man accused of opening fire in a hospital in Rotterdam, killing three people, has begun. The accused, who has remained unidentified, allegedly opened fire in the hospital’s parking lot before surrendering to the police. The incident took place on January 15, 2024, when the accused arrived at the … Read more

Gunman causes multiple deaths at Rotterdam Medical Centre and nearby house

Rotterdam, Netherlands – A 32-year-old gunman opened fire in a classroom at a university hospital campus in Rotterdam and a nearby house on Thursday, causing multiple deaths. The suspect was arrested following the shooting at the Rotterdam Medical Centre and a home, during which fires also broke out at both locations. The exact number of … Read more