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Germany: Hospital evacuated after discovery of WWII bomb03:16

Germany: Hospital evacuated after discovery of WWII bomb

Germany, Bonn
April 03, 2020 at 17:33 GMT +00:00 · Published

The discovery of a bomb from World War II next to the University Hospital in Bonn led to the evacuation of more than 200 patients and local residents on Thursday.

Eleven of those patients are in intensive care infected with coronavirus, including some from France and Italy, and had to be isolated and realocated to other clinics within the university hospital. Other patients were also transferred to nearby hospitals in the city.

Some 1,200 local residents also had to be temporarily evacuated from their home while the bomb was being removed.

Germany: Hospital evacuated after discovery of WWII bomb03:16
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The discovery of a bomb from World War II next to the University Hospital in Bonn led to the evacuation of more than 200 patients and local residents on Thursday.

Eleven of those patients are in intensive care infected with coronavirus, including some from France and Italy, and had to be isolated and realocated to other clinics within the university hospital. Other patients were also transferred to nearby hospitals in the city.

Some 1,200 local residents also had to be temporarily evacuated from their home while the bomb was being removed.

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