augsburg - A quiet Christmas is this year out of about 50,000 inhabitants of the German city of Augsburg. They have to leave early on their home on Christmas Day because precisely that day, a bomb is defused World War II.
It is a very large bomb of 3.8 tonnes which was discovered by construction, says German media. During the cleanup will be vacated an area with a radius of 1500 meters. That means that from 08. 00 in the morning to make the residents of the district Jakobervorstadt they get away, so told the board Wednesday. The residents have been asked to turn to friends and family.
Why clearing the projectile just take place on Christmas Day is not clear.