In Cologne, Germany, 20,000 evacuated after WWII bomb discovered

A zone of Cologne along both sides of the Rhine River near Muelheim Bridge is being evacuated today, including the suburbs of Mülheim and Riehl, after the discovery of an unexploded 200 kilogram bomb from World War II.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should be aware that any tourist sites in this area will be temporarily closed, including the Cologne Zoo. River cruises may be delayed since river traffic has been stopped. Shipping and air space is also closed.

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