Germany, March 19: An aerial bomb from the Second World War was found in Hanover on Thursday during exploratory work. It is still open whether there will be an evacuation.

According to the fire brigade, preparations are now being made for the removal of the danger, the area around the site in the Misburg district is cordoned off. In the immediate vicinity there are also four other suspected bombs that are to be investigated this morning by specialists from the ordnance disposal service.

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Citizen hotline for those affected

According to the fire brigade, people who are in corona quarantine at home are identified in cooperation with the health department of the Hanover region. 

Further information, including information on a possible evacuation, will be available later in the day. 

For residents questions from 11 am a citizen phone by calling (0800) 731 31 31 unlocked. Current information is also available on the Internet and as well as on social media on Twitter (@Feuerwehr_H ) and Facebook ( ).


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