WWII bomb found near village

05-06-2010

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.