Emergency measures have been taken for the safe transportation of a bomb from the Second World War that was discovered during an excavation work in the city of Viterbo. In this context, schools in the city were closed and 36 thousand people were evacuated to other areas.

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 In the city of Viterbo in central Italy, 36,000 people have been evacuated for the relocation process to defuse a World War II bomb.

 A large-scale operation was carried out today to move the British-made 2-ton bomb found on March 20 at the construction site of a building on Alcide de Gasperi Street in Viterbo.

Within the scope of the work, the neighborhood where the bomb was found in the city of Viterbo was declared a red zone, primary and secondary schools in the region were closed and 36 thousand residents were evacuated.

The sensitive work carried out by bomb disposal teams from the Italian army started in the morning.

In the work of the expert teams, the bomb will be taken to a military facility where it will be made safe for transportation and then destroyed.

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