facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

World War II bomb weighing more than 1 ton dug up in Belgrade, Serbia

Dec. 8, 2013 at 7:48 PM   |   Comments

BELGRADE, Serbia, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A large bomb dropped on Belgrade by a German bomber during World War II was removed from a downtown construction site, a Serbian government official said.

The bomb, which weighed more than a ton, was safely extricated from the Budimska Street work site about 11 p.m. Saturday, Predrag Maric, head of the Serbian Interior Ministry's Emergency Management Sector, told the news agency Tanjug. Workers came upon the bomb about 20 feet below the surface.

Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic said the bomb was to be transported to a military training ground in Nikinci to be destroyed, Tanjug reported.

Topics: Ivica Dacic
© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Nurse Nina Pham declared free of Ebola, meets President Obama Nurse Nina Pham declared free of Ebola, meets President Obama
2
Russian currency crashes Russian currency crashes
3
U.S. airstrikes succeeding in cutting oil financing for Islamic State U.S. airstrikes succeeding in cutting oil financing for Islamic State
4
Ottawa assault: PM went to closet, MPs made spears from flagpoles Ottawa assault: PM went to closet, MPs made spears from flagpoles
5
[UPDATE] Two Calif. deputies killed, two others shot [UPDATE] Two Calif. deputies killed, two others shot
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback