A dangerous bomb from the Second world war has been blown up to try in Nuremberg, Germany after a failed attempt to Defuse. In the case of the controlled Detonation late on Monday night, there was, according to initial findings, the fire Department, no major fire.
to hear only a little, as the 250-kilogram projectile in the district of stations exploded. "We have heard here how a faint Türzuschlagen," said fire Department spokesman Stephan grasses. Late in the evening of the previously-declared state of emergency has been lifted, the city announced via Twitter. Also, the closed area was released, the residents were able to back into houses and apartments.
The state of emergency has been lifted. The evacuation area was released, the residents can return to their homes and apartments.#nbgfliegerbombe— city of Nuremberg (@say) 18. February 2019
The dud had been found in the morning with construction of a noise protection wall, a mitigation was possible. In a radius of 1000 meters around the site to around 8,000 people had to leave the area – including about 5000 residents. Affected areas in the South of Nuremberg and neighbouring Fuerth. Around 1,000 security forces, according to the fire Department.
The Fund had put the security forces on the highest alert. "We have an acute danger of explosion", fire Department spokesman Horst Gillmeier in the afternoon. The bomb have a detonator with a chemical Long-term. This is the world war missile was, therefore, very dangerous.
With straw and water
covered The bomb had been covered with straw to prevent the Spread of splinters, described Gillmeier the safety precautions. About it there is a layer of water containers with about 40 tons of water; in a further layer of straw store.
As a further precautionary measures, roads were blocked and the air space has been closed off in 1000 meters of altitude. The finding of a Bomb, had a disability in the public transport. A primary school in Nuremberg, as well as three gyms in Fürth were set up as a collection point for local residents.
Shortly after the blast, the police inspected the helicopter, the terrain damage. The fire brigade and structural engineers controlled the surrounding buildings.
The case brought back memories of the failed demolition of a world war II bomb in Munich in August 2012. At that time, the experts had used in the district of Schwabing straw to insulate the force of the Detonation. The Material is ignited and dispersed by the pressure wave in a wide Radius. A Boutique was burned to the ground, also a liquor store and a recording Studio were damaged. (chk/sda)
Created: 19.02.2019, 02:34 PM