Another explosion has rocked Greater Copenhagen – this time in the suburb of Hundige, which is near Ishøj in the southwest of the capital region, 18 km from the centre of the capital.
The local police force reported that a device was detonated outside a residential property in the Gersagerparken area of the suburb in the early hours of Tuesday morning, shortly before 01.58, the time of the call to the emergency services.
Similar to a hand grenade
Nobody was injured in the blast, but fairly extensive damage was sustained by the building by a blast that the police described as a “pretty powerful explosion similar to that of a hand grenade”.
The police remain at the scene where a forensics team are gathering evidence and officers are interviewing potential witnesses.
No police comment on connection
The police have not commented on any possible connection between the explosion and the bombs detonated in Nordhavn and Nørrebro earlier this month.
So far three arrests have been made in connection with the Nordhavn blast – all Swedish nations living north of the Øresund – but no charges have been made. An international warrant has been issued for a fourth suspect.
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