In the night of Tuesday in the editorial office of the largest daily Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf drove the van and caught fire, police said targeted hitting.
According to the website of the newspaper, it happened around 4 a.m. local time, writes with reference to .
White van at high speed crashed into the glass façade in Amsterdam, and then caught fire. According to police, the flame height reached 14 meters.
Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. In the building broken a lot of Windows now is to assess the damage. It is noted that it is significant.
No one was hurt. According to preliminary information, inside the building was not of the editorial staff and only security.
Chief editor Paul Jansen called the incident shocking: “Everything points to the fact that it was a targeted attack. We do not allow ourselves to be intimidated”, he said.
Installed in front of the concrete flower boxes. Therefore, in the editorial note that access to the façade had only one “who really wanted”.
Police are treating the event as a deliberate attack. The van driver looking for.