Mass evacuation in Cologne after discovery of bomb from the Second world War

In Cologne Wednesday night and -night about 10,000 people evacuated, after a bomb from the Second world War was found. It is going to be an explosive of two thousand pounds.

There was a perimeter of one kilometer is set, in the district Poll.

The evacuation took hours, because also a lot of older and sick people by the measure taken. A retirement home and vluchtelingencentrum had to be evacuated. The residents are to barracks and shelters in the area.

The bomb was later in the night harmless to be made. Then the motorway A4 are closed.

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