Likely WWII-Era Bomb Detonates

    Police officers inspect the wreckage of an excavator and a crater caused by an explosion during earthworks, in the western city of Euskirchen January 3, 2014. The driver of an excavator was killed and eight people were injured on Friday when a World War Two bomb blew up during earthworks police said. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: DISASTER) - RTX170ZR

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    In Euskirchen, Germany, one person was killed in a blast Friday in an area where many unexploded bombs dropped by Allied forces in World War II remain. The lethal munitions are common in the region: Just this past spring, part of central Berlin was evacuated after a Russian aerial bomb was discovered just feet from a train track.

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