World War II bombs removed from A4 highway

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A salvo of bombs explodes at Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, during a raid by UK Royal Air Force Bristol Blenheim Mark IVs of No. 2 Group (photo: RAF Bomber Command / Wikimedia). (A salvo of bombs explodes at Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, during a raid by UK Royal Air Force Bristol Blenheim Mark IVs of No. 2 Group (photo: RAF Bomber Command / Wikimedia))

The A4 highway has been reopened after two bombs from World War II were dismantled by the Explosive Ordnance Disposal last night, NOS reports.

The 1,000 pound American bomb and the 500 pound British bomb were during A9 rerouting work. The American bomb was located 25 meters from the highway, the British bomb was a few hundred meters further away in a pasture.

 

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