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Emirates News Agency – WWII bomb detonated in northern Italy


ROME, 8th August, 2022 (WAM) — A World War II bomb was detonated in northern Italy on Sunday, in an operation that saw 3,000 people evacuated for security reasons, local media reported.

According to the German press agency (dpa), the 450-kilogram bomb had been spotted in the Po river near Mantua, some 160 kilometres south-east of Milan.

Army specialists removed the detonator from the bomb before moving the device to a cave some 45 kilometres away where it was detonated in a controlled manner.

 

WAM/Rola Alghoul/Esraa Ismail



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