Varel: bomb in Varel successfully blown up

An American bomb has been blown up on Monday evening in Varel in the district of Friesland have successfully. Everything was run according to, said a spokeswoma

Varel: bomb in Varel successfully blown up

An American bomb has been blown up on Monday evening in Varel in the district of Friesland have successfully. Everything was run according to, said a spokeswoman for the city. The 500-kilogram heavy bomb was found during Work on the former military training area friedrichsfeld. According to a study by the weapons removal service had shown that the bomb could not be defused on the spot. That's why they had to be controlled detonated.

Within a radius of 500 meters of the site have been temporarily blocked some roads. The nearest residents lived far enough away, had to be evacuated, no buildings. The demolition was delayed for several hours, because the preparations had taken more time than planned.

On the same site had to be at the beginning of the year, a bomb blew up. Also at that time, the demolition went smoothly.

dpa
Updated Date: 03 August 2020, 15:27

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