500kg WWII bomb unearthed in Vienna

Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/9/22 8:23:03

A 500-kg unexploded aerial bomb was discovered here on Thursday. Its size prompted officials to carry out extensive evacuations.

Local media reported that the relic from the Second World War had been discovered in the city's southern Liesing district in the late afternoon.

Bomb squad experts as well as fire brigade were called in to assess the device and any risk it may pose, as well as to see about disarming it.

Its proximity to a subway stop along the U6 line resulted in its temporary closure. Significant traffic delays resulted.

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