Residents evacuated as WWII bomb found in Polish river
PR dla Zagranicy
Hundreds of residents were evacuated as a massive World War II bomb was removed on Thursday from a river in south-western Poland.
Głogów. Photo: Merlin [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) or CC BY 2.5 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)], from Wikimedia Commons
The 250 kg device was found in a stretch of the Oder River which flows through the town of Głogów.
Rail traffic close to the site was suspended during the operation and boats were prevented from sailing on the river.
A construction crane was used to pull the bomb out of the water.