One of the victims is in critical condition after the explosion occurred during construction at the railway station.
The ravages of World War II remained in Germany more than 50 years later. A bomb that had been hidden since World War II exploded during drilling work on a Munich railway line. The explosion can be heard from just a few kilometers awayFour people sustained injuries, with one being seriously hurt.According to Bild, he needed to have surgery to amputate a portion of his leg.
It occurred at noon near the Donnersburg Bridge, close to the central rail station in Bavaria’s capital. A machine excavating underground was hit by the pump. The deflagration caused the machine’s violent overturn and damaged nearby buildings and vehicles.
In addition, the explosion disrupted train traffic and forced security forces to block passers-by to prevent other dangers. Actually, Operation: Traffic between Lyme and Rosenheimer Square commuter stations was temporarily blocked for approximately two hours. This affected both local and long-distance train travel.
Joachim Hermann, Bavarian Interior Minister, announced that the explosion was caused by a 250kg World War II bomb. It was buried and struck during the investigation. “The fragments flew hundreds upon kilometers”Add. The scene was attended by approximately 70 firefighters and 40 police officers, two helicopters and special agents with explosives expertise. They had to inspect the bomb’s remnants.
The dismantling of the “sleep Bombs”, which were dropped by the Allies, is a common task in Germany. It sometimes leads to large-scale evacuations. Augsburg was the site of the largest evacuation, with 54,000 people evacuated to clear British bombers that were dropped on bombing missions in 1942/44. 1,8 tons of bombs. city.
The security forces gave residents the opportunity to leave the danger area at 10 o’clock in the morning. They allowed them to do so within a radius 1.5 kilometers. This included landmarks in Augsburg’s historic center such as the cathedral, city council, and other historical buildings. The field team began at noon, with the support of around 900 police officers and hundreds more firefighters. The second largest evacuation was in 2011 when 45,000 Koblenz residents had to evacuate.