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Traffic resumes after World War II bombs spread near Ettelbrook

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Photo courtesy of: Foto: Anouk Antony / Luxemburger Wort

According to police, a World War II bomb found near Ettelbrook stopped road and rail traffic for several hours on Wednesday, and after the explosives spread, traffic slowly returned to normal.

Railroad workers found the bomb during maintenance work, a spokesman for state rail operator CFL said, shutting down all trains between Ettelbrook and Troisvierges in the far north at around 11:30. ..

<!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–>A photo of a bomb provided by the police

A photo of a bomb provided by the police

Grand Duke of the Police

Police officers blocked roads and hiking and cycling routes in the area. Traffic should resume at 16:00, but officials said they expect the delay to continue for at least some time.

Another WWII bomb in February Loald and rail traffic was severely disrupted near Luxembourg’s central station, blocking busy roads...


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