A 250-pound shell during the Second world war found in Berlin

In Berlin have found a shell during the Second world war weighing 250 pounds. It was discovered during construction works in the historic centre of the German capital.

As reported in the Berlin police, the area of detection of ammunition cordoned off in a radius of 500 metres. In place of an event there arrived bomb experts.

Bei Bauarbeiten in #Mitte wurde heute gg. 11.30 Uhr an der Grunerstr/Jüdenstr. eine 250kg-#Weltkriegsbombe entdeckt. Unsere Kolleg. haben den Bereich abgesperrt, unsere Entschärfer von der #Kriminaltechnik sind vor Ort.
^tsm pic.twitter.com/DKw1D8Z4VZ

— police Berlin (@polizeiberlin) January 21, 2020

As writes The Local, the day before the 500-pound shell found in Cologne. He was dropped on the city during the Second world war by the allied forces. Due to the dangerous discovery had to evacuate employees of nearby institutions, in particular, the Cologne Opera and the editorial office of the TV channel RTL. Photos from the event published on Twitter, the journalist of the channel. Shell is already disposed.

Da ist das Ding! 500 Kilo, entschärft. #Bombenentschaerfung #Köln pic.twitter.com/lVpDwpZMwr

— Henning Werle (@HenningWerle) January 21, 2020

on 18 January it was reported about the shells, discovered in Dusseldorf. It is also found during the construction works. At the time of its clearance from the nearest to the place of detection areas evacuated 11 thousand people.