World War 2 Bomb Explodes In Poland While Navy Tries To Neutralise It

The bomb contained 2,400 kg of explosives and its total weight was close to 5,400 kg.

Neel Raju Nalawade

October 14, 2020

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In northwestern Poland, a World War II bomb exploded while attempts were being made to neutralise it without causing much damage to nearby regions. Sources state that while the Navy divers were trying to neutralise the bomb through remote deflagration, it detonated accidentally, causing a big blast in the water. The entire operation was carried out on the southern edge of the popular Baltic Sea resort of Swinoujscie and more than 750 people were evacuated for the same. Reports state that during the war, the place used to be a Nazi Germany military port.

The bomb contained 2,400 kg of explosives and its total weight was close to 5,400 kg. Navy spokesman, Second-Lieutenant Grzegorz Lewandowski, said that when the bomb blasted in the water, all the divers were at a safe distance and no injuries nor any casualties were reported. Lewandowski further said that the operation was carried out perfectly and the bomb is safe now.

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