Disarming of WWII bomb relieves downtown Frankfurt and Bundesbank

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Frankfurt Defuses Massive WWII Bomb After Evacuating 60,000

By Tom Simms
Reuters
Sunday, September 3, 2017

FRANKFURT, Germany -- German explosives experts today defused a massive World War II bomb in the financial capital of Frankfurt after tens of thousands of people were evacuated from their homes.

The compulsory evacuation of 60,000 people was Germany's biggest such maneuver since the war, with more than a thousand emergency service workers helping to clear the area around the bomb, which was discovered at a building site last week.

The evacuation area included two hospitals, care homes, the Opera House, and Germany's central bank, the Bundesbank, where $70 billion in gold reserves are stored underground. Police maintained security at the building. ...

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