Airport in Rome closes temporarily as experts remove WWII era bombs

Airport in Rome closes temporarily as experts remove WWII era bombs

Rome’s secondary international airport, Ciampino, reopened late Thursday after flights were suspended when construction workers uncovered three World War II bombs beneath the asphalt on a tarmac. Reports indicate the bombs were of German origin. Rome was bombed more than 1,100 times in 1943 by Allied forces, and again by retreating Nazi forces in 1944.

KCooper
KCooper
(Un)Fortunate Son
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They’ll be finding WWII munitions until 2045 and there will still be unknown bombs everywhere in Europe.

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