In Venice found a huge bomb during the Second world war

At the time of surgery for extraction was stopped traffic.

In Venice on Sunday, February 2, is the operation to neutralize bomb during the Second world war. She was the evacuation of about 3,500 local residents, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.

A bomb weighing 220 kg has been detected on the mainland part of the city. At the time of surgery for extraction was stopped the movement of all types of transport in the area of detection. This has created difficulties for tourists seeking to get to the island part of the city.

At approximately 12.30 local time the roads were open again. Venetian authorities announced that a bomb has been successfully extracted and will soon be disposed of in the open sea.

According to Italian media reports, the bomb was discovered near the industrial port area of Marghera, near the railroad tracks. When the bomb was dropped on the city is unknown. During the Second world war Venice in 1944 was bombed by the US air force.

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