WWII bomb found near village

The inhabitants of around ten homes in Velké Pololmi in the area of Opava were evacuated from their village for safety reasons on Saturday, after an unexploded 300-kilogram bomb dating back to the Second World War was discovered in a nearby field. Police also closed off part of a nearby road to prevent anyone passing through the area to fall into danger. Pyrotechnics specialists were called in to secure the unexploded device; the police have not revealed further details.

Author: Jan Velinger