Planned evacuation of area in Thessaloniki, Greece, on February 12, 2017

On Sunday, February 12, 2017, there will be a planned evacuation in Thessaloniki around the main railway line in order to defuse an unexploded World War 2 bomb. Up to 60,000 residents living within 2 kilometres around the area of the bomb site will be asked to stay away from the area for up to five hours.

Advice For Travellers

Avoid the Kordelio neighbourhood of Thessaloniki on February 12.