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US News Netherlands: explosion near a Covid-19 screening center

13:13  03 march  2021
13:13  03 march  2021 Source:   lepoint.fr

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Pays-Bas, Coronavirus, Couvre-feu, © Supplied by Le Point Netherlands, Coronavirus, Curfew,

U no explosion sounded this Wednesday morning March 3 in the Netherlands -Bas, in the town of Bovenkarspel, North Holland. Dutch police explained that the explosive had gone off near a Covid-19 screening center, adding that the incident had not caused any injuries. “Near the screening center of the local public health service in Bovenkarspel, an explosive went off at 6:55 am Windows were destroyed, no injuries. The police are investigating. The perimeter has been cordoned off, ”police said in a brief statement.

Demining services have been deployed to the scene to determine if explosive material is still there, according to public television NOS.

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A screening center burnt down previously

Last January, when a curfew came into effect to fight against Covid-19, a screening center was set on fire in the village of Urk, in the province close to Flevoland.

For several days, the Netherlands had experienced riots, the most important having taken place in the country for several decades. Many Dutch people display, sometimes violently, their opposition to health restriction measures, such as the curfew .

One year that the cinemas are closed, the Lutetia, in Saint-Herblain, reopens for a screening .
© Ouest-France The volunteers of the Lutetia cinema in Saint-Herblain have decided to offer a test screening on Sunday March 14 . On Sunday March 14, the associative cinema decided to reopen its room for a free test screening. Attention, limited gauge. A few days ago, they launched their cry from the heart on the facade of their associative cinema, Le Lutetia, in Saint-Herblain. The volunteers had hung up several posters, with these few words: “Can't wait to see you! ".

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