WW2 bomb detonated in Italy: A 450 kg bomb was found



WWII bomb detonated in Italy: A World War II bomb was found in Italy's Po River. The bomb did not explode at that time. A fisherman found the bomb while walking along the banks of the Po River.


A WWII-era bomb has been found in Italy's Po River. The bomb did not explode during the WWII. A fisherman found the bomb while walking along the banks of the Po River. The Po River is drying up due to climate change. So hidden stories have started coming out.



Airspace and waterways were temporarily closed to traffic after the bomb was found. The bomb was safely defused. Bombs and explosives used in World War II have often been found in Italy. In July 2021, a similar bomb was found in Lombardy, Italy. That bomb was also safely defused.



More than 60,000 World War II weapons and equipment are found annually in Italy. This includes hand grenades and bullets. Thirty companies are operating in Italy that detect and defuse unexploded bombs.

In 2014, a bomb weighing 1 ton was found in Hong Kong. This bomb was also from the Second World War. In 2011, a bomb was found in the Rhine river in Germany. A 2-tonne bomb was defused. For this, 45 thousand people were shifted to a safe place. The name of this bomb was Blockbuster. Britain had produced this bomb. The bomb was found after the Rhine river dried up.



In 2019, a movie theater's repair work was started in Brindisi, Italy. A bomb was found at that time. The size of the bomb was huge. Fifty-four thousand people in the city were shifted to safe places. It was the largest peacetime migration in Italy.

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