Danger lurks everywhere – 15,000 aerial bombs lie idle in Austria

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World War II has been over for nearly 80 years, but its explosive legacy still lingers in our Earth. Another 15,000 aerial bombs could be buried in Austria. A few days ago, an American bomb ruptured a deep crater in a mountain meadow in Tyrol. Danger lurks everywhere. The “crown” explains.

250 kg weight. 120 kilograms of military explosives TNT. An explosion speed of 6000-7000 meters per second. During World War II, aerial bombs brought death from the air and 80 years later they have lost none of their dangerousness. Just a few days ago, an American bomb exploded with a long-lasting detonator in the Tyrolean Brenner municipality of Vals – and ruptured a 10-meter-wide and three-meter-deep crater in an idyllic mountain meadow!

Source: Krone

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