Phosphorous bomb discovered in Ypres

Friday, 13 July 2018 15:18
Phosphorous bomb discovered in Ypres © Belga
Workers discovered a phosphorous bomb on Friday while working in Ypres, West Flanders.
The Explosive Ordnance Disposal Service, SEDEE/DOVO, went to the location and neutralised the device. The neighbourhood was temporarily evacuated.

The bomb was found on Friday morning. The police established a security perimeter around the location, while area residents were asked to close their doors, windows and ventilation systems.

The Ordnance Disposal Service’s intervention ended at 11:00 a.m.

Oscar Schneider
The Brussels Times
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