Old Bomb Found On Szabadság Tér In Budapest

  • 31 Aug 2010 3:00 AM
Old Bomb Found On Szabadság Tér In Budapest
"Some 1,800 people were ordered to leave their homes and offices on Szabadság tér when a World War II bomb was found near the US embassy on Monday.

The embassy, a bank, and three residential buildings were evacuated after the bomb was found in a construction site at 11 a.m.

Fifth District authorities said the 50kg Soviet-made bomb was found during the replacement of public utility infrastructure."

Source: Hungary Around the Clock.

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