WWII bomb defused in Germany’s Frankfurt (Reports)

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WWII bomb defused in Germany's Frankfurt (Reports)
WWII bomb defused in Germany's Frankfurt (Reports)

A bomb dating back from World War II was detonated in the Main river in Frankfurt on Sunday, the Frankfurt police said.

It created a massive underwater blast when the police defused it. The explosion was filmed by local media.

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Hundreds of people living near the city’s Alte Brücke (old bridge), where the bomb was located, were evacuated ahead of the operation, the Frankfurt police announced in a statement. The bomb disposal happened at 08:00 am local time.

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The bomb was discovered by divers taking part in a routine exercise on Tuesday in Frankfurt’s River Main, the German news agency dpa reported.

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