The capital of Copenhagen was hit by the second explosion in four days


View of the damage to the Danish tax authority building in Oesterbro in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 7 August 2019, after a powerful explosion near Nordhavn station, at the end of 6 August. A second explosion was triggered outside a police station on Friday, August 9th.


An explosion damaged a police station in Copenhagen on Saturday, in the second explosion that hit the Danish capital in four days.

No one was injured in the explosion outside a Norrebro station just outside the city center, police said on Twitter.

On Tuesday, a person was slightly injured in an explosion outside the Danish Revenue Agency office, in what the police said was a deliberate attack.

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The police told Reuters it was too early to tell if the two explosions were connected, but could not immediately comment further.

The police were looking for a man who was escaping from the explosion scene, said Ekstra Bladet.

Serious attacks or violence are rare in the small Nordic country of 5.7 million people who boast of a reputation for security and social tolerance.



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