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28 May 2019 | 05:54 PM UTC

Germany: Evacuations ordered in Augsburg (Bavaria) due to bomb May 28

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Evacuations ordered in Augsburg (Bavaria state) due to unexploded bomb May 28; localized transportation disruptions expected over coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/28/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/29/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Berlin). COUNTRY/REGION Augsburg

Event

Police have reportedly uncovered an unexploded aerial bomb on Pöttmeser Street in Augsburg (Bavaria state) on Tuesday evening (local time), May 28. Officials ordered the evacuation of all buildings within 500 m (1640 ft) of the site as technicians defuse the bomb. 

Localized transportation disruptions are to be expected in Augsburg while the area is cordoned off. 

Advice

Individuals in Augsburg are advised to anticipate localized traffic disruptions, budget extra time to reach their destinations, and follow instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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