A World War II bomb exploded unexpectedly

A World War II bomb exploded unexpectedly in England


A 250-kilometer World War II bomb exploded in England Friday and was found near the mouth of a river on Tuesday.

The huge explosion was heard miles away in the west of the country. Norfolk police said. "It was not a planned detonation," the security forces.

The device, which was found along the Yare River, "exploded shortly thereafter. that dismantling work would begin," said the deputy chief of Norfolk police, Nick Davison.

"An unexploded bomb in Great Yarmouth exploded earlier during the work. to turn it off. Our drone captured the moment," they wrote on the account. Norfolk Police Twitter officer.

"We can confirm that no one was injured. Public safety was in the center of our decision-making process during this operation, which We know it has been long," the statement concluded.

The bomb was discovered by one of the workers building a bridge. in this area. Before the deminers began to manipulate the object, A protective sand wall had been erected as a security measure.

"Our strategy was the safest option. However, there is always the risk of an involuntary detonation," the police command added.

"Fortunately, all the staff are located and the agencies are starting to assess the damage to the river wall," Davison said.

In April last year another World War II bomb exploded, but This time the toll was tragic: one person died as a result of the explosion.

The bomb killed one man and wounded another in Ostrava, in eastern Ostrava. Czech Republic, when it exploded during excavations, police and the media.

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