RTL News have said a blast has caused the “houses to collapse” and people could be trapped underneath. Emergency services are at the scene. The city’s aviation police have claimed the explosion may have been a gas explosion. The explosion occurred in the Jan van der Heijdenstraat area of The Hague and several homes are reported to have been destroyed.
The Non-governmental International News Agency tweeted: “A gas explosion caused the frontal part of a building to collapsed in the Hague, Netherlands. Reports say that several people are wounded.”
The collapse has damaged neighbouring properties and debris has covered the street.
The Hague is a city on the North Sea coast of the western Netherlands.
Published at Sun, 27 Jan 2019 15:57:00 +0000