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An American World War II bomb caused widespread damage in a German city when authorities detonated it

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The controlled detonation of a World War II bomb caused widespread damage in the southern German city of Regensburg on Wednesday.
Some 4,500 residents were evacuated before the explosive was detonated. A munitions expert said the bomb couldn't be defused because the detonator was tamper-proof.
That meant that the bomb needed to be set off, and that caused damage to several houses nearby.
The controlled detonation of an American World War II bomb in the southern German city of Regensburg caused widespread damage to nearby houses.
Some 4,500 residents had to be evacuated from the area before...
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US WWII bomb detonated in Germany, causing widespread damage

US WWII bomb detonated in Germany, causing widespread damage

26 days ago   |   By National Post

BERLIN - The controlled detonation of an American World War II bomb in the southern German city of Regensburg has still caused widespread damage to nearby houses.
Some 4,500 residents had to be evacuated from the area before experts performed the detonation. A spokeswoman for the Bavarian city, Dagmar Obermeier-Kundel, said the 250-kilogram bomb still shattered windows in several surrounding buildings early Wednesday. Photos also showed damaged roofs.
Munitions expert Andreas Heil told The Associated Press that the bomb couldn't be safely defused because the type of detonator it contained...
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US WWII bomb detonated in Germany, causing widespread damage

26 days ago   |   By ABC News

The detonation of an American World War II bomb in the southern German city of Regensburg early Wednesday has caused widespread damage to nearby houses
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