On Wednesday an explosion occurred on a construction site in Munich. Ammunition from the Second World War is repeatedly found in Germany, but it can usually be safely rendered harmless.

On Wednesday afternoon there was one on a construction site not far from the main train station in Munich Detonation.

Explosion of an old aerial bomb injures three people

According to initial findings, the cause may have been an aerial bomb weighing 250 kilograms from the Second World War.

Explosion of old air-bomb demands three injured

Three people were injured in the explosion, one of them seriously.

That's what it's about

  • An old aerial bomb detonated in Munich on Wednesday.

  • The 250-kilogram bomb was drilled through during construction work near the main train station.

  • According to initial findings, three people were injured in the explosion, one of them seriously.

An aircraft bomb from the Second World War exploded on a construction site near Munich Central Station on Wednesday. Three workers were injured, one of them seriously, said a spokesman for the Munich fire department. Accordingly, the explosion occurred when the workers were drilling into the bomb during drilling work.

250-kilo bomb drilled through

Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann told the “Bild” newspaper: “A 250-kilo aircraft bomb from the Second World War was hit while drilling. Debris flown hundreds of meters. The whole area is currently being searched. ” According to the police, another bomb was defused a few minutes before the detonation.

Train traffic stopped

Deutsche Bahn stopped train traffic. Due to an official order, the route had been closed, said the railway. According to the fire brigade, the explosion was in the area of ​​the Donnersberger Brücke. These must pass all trains that go to or from the main station.

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(AFP/bho)

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