The city district of Valby was rocked by a huge explosion in the early hours of Friday morning, which Copenhageners reported hearing all over the city, from Vesterbro to Vanløse.
The explosion took place between 02:30 and 02:45 at a warehouse belonging to the T Hansen vehicle dealership on Gammel Køge Landevej, which is just around the corner from Valbyparken.
Just before 3 in the morning
“At 02:50 we received notification that a loud bang had been heard at the address,” confirmed police spokesperson Henrik Brix.
“When we arrived we could see that the aluminum gates to the warehouse were a wreck.”
Outside source most likely
Nobody was injured in the blast, and nothing suspicious has been found in the area.
However, the police have not ruled out somebody targeting the warehouse with fireworks or some other kind of explosive.
“At present, it looks like the cause came from outside,” said Brix.
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