WWII Bomb Kills 1 in Germany

Eight others injured at construction site near Bonn
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 3, 2014 12:03 PM CST
WWII Bomb Kills 1 in Germany
Police examine the scene of a bomb explosion in Euskirchen, Germany.   (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Germany today lost one more person to the Allied bombing campaign of 70 years ago. A construction worker in the city of Euskirchen was killed and eight others injured when a bulldozer hit a buried bomb at a dig site, reports the AP. It's not unusual to unearth unexploded bombs from World War II in Germany, reports CNN, though having them claim modern-day casualties is relatively uncommon. Euskirchen is in western Germany, near Bonn, the target of heavy bombing around 1944, notes the Daily Mail. (More World War II stories.)

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