THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Police in the Netherlands have arrested a 37-year-old man on suspicion of plotting a crime with “terrorist intent” for allegedly planning to set off what they described as a “firework bomb” at a coronavirus vaccination
The man, whose identity was not released in line with Dutch privacy guidelines, was arrested March 18. He allegedly wanted to attack the former town hall in the northern port of Den Helder, 90
Prosecutors said the alleged plot is being treated as a terror act because it “aimed to
The suspect “sought to sabotage a crucial government process, the nationally
The suspect has been detained since his arrest as investigations continue into possible accomplices, prosecutors said.
Early last month, a blast caused by what police called a “homemade device” smashed windows at a coronavirus testing
The Netherlands remains in a months-long lockdown amid stubbornly high coronavirus infection numbers. Restaurants, bars, museums and other public places remain closed, although the government is experimenting with relaxing some restrictions for people who can prove they have been vaccinated or have tested negative for COVID-19.
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