Incomprehensible explosives hidden in alarm clocks that exploded in Ikea stores in Belgium, France and the Netherlands, Belgian authorities said on Tuesday 31/05/2011
The explosions in stores in the Belgian city of Ghent, Lille in northern France and Eindhoven in the Netherlands did not cause damage or injury.
"The information we have is that the explosions took place simultaneously in all places, a spokesman said prosecutors Ghent.
In Ghent, the staff and security agents complained of pain in the ear after two small explosions that occurred almost simultaneously before the store closed Monday night
Spokeswoman said the circumstances were similar in Eindhoven and Lille, but she could not provide details.
"We are in contact with judicial authorities in Eindhoven and Lille to see if there is a link between the three affairs," she said
Belgian police were seen Ikea stores in six countries.