Lots of evacuated after WWII-era bomb present in Germany

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BERLIN — Some 600 folks had been evacuated from their houses within the outdated metropolis of Frankfurt so specialists may take away a World Battle II-era bomb that was found within the Principal River.

The German information company dpa reported the bomb was defused, as deliberate, underwater on Sunday, which led to a loud detonation and a giant water fountain on the river. Police advised dpa “the bomb is now not a hazard.”

Firefighters had found the American 250-kilogram (550-pound) bomb throughout diving coaching within the river on Tuesday.

Much more than 70 years after the top of the conflict, bombs and different munitions nonetheless flip up commonly in Germany, a testomony to the ferocity of the preventing in World Battle II.

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