Biggest World War Two bomb found, explodes while being defused in Poland

Biggest World War Two bomb found, explodes while being defused in Poland


The greatest World War Two bomb ever found in Poland detonated submerged on Tuesday; as naval force jumpers attempted to defuse it.


In excess of 750 individuals had been emptied from the region; close to the Piast Canal outside the town of Swinoujscie; where the Tallboy bomb utilized by Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) was found. It weighed almost 5,400 kg, including 2,400 kg of hazardous.


“The deflagration cycle transformed into explosion. The item can be considered as killed; it won’t represent any more danger;” Second-Lieutenant Grzegorz Lewandowski, the representative of the eighth Coastal Defense Flotilla; was cited as saying by state-run news office PAP.


Every one of mine jumpers were outside the peril zone.”


Swinoujscie contains a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal; however a representative for the town’s city hall leader told PAP no-one was harmed; and also no framework had been harmed.


The Piast Canal interfaces the Baltic Sea with the Oder River on Poland’s fringe with Germany.


The bomb was dropped by the RAF in 1945 of every an assault on the German cruiser Lutzow.



Meanwhile, the 36 states governors in Nigeria are to meet with the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu; on the security situation in the country; particularly the Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS) protests going on across the country.


A statement issued by Mr Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), Head, Media And Public Affairs, in Abuja on Wednesday, October 14, said that Adamu would be joining the NGF 19th teleconference meeting to explain the security situation.


Bello-Barkindo said that the governors in the virtual meeting beginning by 2 pm on October 14; would also be briefed by the technical committee on electricity tariffs.


“The Ministers of Works and Housing; Communications and Digital Economy and Humanitarian Services; and Disaster Management will also be on hand to address the governors, one after the other.


“The Humanitarian Resources and Disaster Management Minister, Umar Farouk, will be discussing how to lift a hundred million Nigerians out of poverty with the governors.”

Other matters to be discussed at the meeting according to Bello-barkindo include the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) Summit scheduled for the last quarter of the year and the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHCPF).

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