Italy bomb: World War Two device forces mass evacuation in Fano

Italy bomb: World War Two device forces mass evacuation in Fano
 

Some 23,000 people have been evacuated in a town in central Italy after an unexploded bomb from World War Two was found during excavation work.
Officials in Fano had said the British-made bomb might explode after it was accidentally activated.
Patients were removed from a hospital and train services were suspended before army and navy experts removed the device and dropped it into the sea.
Schools were ordered to remain shut on Wednesday.
The 1.1m (3.6ft) long bomb, weighing 225kg (500lb), was found on Fano's seafront during the construction of a drain.
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14 March 2018 in World News, Views: 36
Source: BBC
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