Largest Ever Evacuation Set To Take Place In Frankfurt After WWII Bomb Found


Some 70,000 people will have to leave their homes in Frankfurt on Sunday, after an unexploded bomb from the Second World War was found in the city. It is set to be the biggest ever evacuation due to a bomb disposal.

A police spokesperson said on Wednesday that 70,000 people will likely have to leave their homes, meaning that almost one in ten of the city’s 717,000 inhabitants will be affected.

Police said the bomb in question was a HC 4000, a so-called high capacity bomb used in air raids by British forces. Read more here.






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