In the Wiesbaden suburb of Kastel, a 250-kilogram World War II bomb has been successfully defused. The explosive ordnance clearance service successfully carried out the defusing on Thursday, the city announced on Thursday evening. The previously set up exclusion zone was therefore allowed to be entered again, and the approximately 2,500 affected residents were able to return to their apartments and houses. The bomb was discovered during construction work.
Mayor Gert-Uwe Mende thanked the emergency services and authorities. "I am glad that everything went relatively smoothly and quickly and that the authorities and organizations involved worked hand in hand with the fire brigades and the rescue and emergency services in the usual professional manner." According to the city, more than 450 emergency services from various organizations were involved.
PM City of Wiesbaden