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WWII Bomb Found in Moscow

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An object believed to be an unexploded WWII aerial bomb was found at a construction site in Moscow on Monday afternoon, a spokesman for the Moscow police department said.

MOSCOW, November 26 (RIA Novosti) - An object believed to be an unexploded WWII aerial bomb was found at a construction site in Moscow on Monday afternoon, a spokesman for the Moscow police department said.

 

“Today at 14:49 Moscow time [10:49 GMT] we were informed that an object that looks like a WWII aerial bomb had been found during construction work…A bomb squad, handlers with detection dogs and a team of investigators have been sent to the scene,” the spokesman said.

 

A stadium is being built for Moscow’s FC Spartak at the location where the bomb was found, according to public records.