In Cologne (Germany) today evacuated about 6.5 thousand people in connection with the discovered by an English bomb during the Second world war. About it reports RBC-Ukraine with reference to the website of the city administration.
It is noted that the bomb was discovered during construction works, it weighs about 500 kg. Territory at a distance of 500 m from the place of its discovery has been cordoned off.
It was originally planned that work on the bomb disposal will take place the evening of November 22. However, since on the railroad tracks near the place of occurrence was about 30 wagons with dangerous goods, in the administration of Cologne decided to transfer the event on 23 November, making sure that the cars drove at a safe distance.