A 100kg Soviet-made WWII bomb was found at a construction site in downtown Miskolc, in northern Hungary, on Wednesday morning, a communications officer of the Hungarian army’s bomb disposal squad told MTI.
Explosives experts established that the bomb had a detonator, which must be defused at the site, Milán Gajdos said.
Local residents, more than 100 people, were evacuated from 32 buildings in an area with a 200 metre radius around the site, he said.
The experts disassembled the explosive device at the site and moved the bomb to a central army base for dismantling, Gajdos said after the operation.
Local residents could afterwards return to their homes, he said.
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