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Zagreb Hospital Evacuated After Bomb from Homeland War Found on Roof

CroatiaWhilst carrying out work at around 9am on Friday morning at the Zagreb Children’s Hospital in Klaiceva Street, workers have found an explosive device on the roof.

Police were immediately called to the scene and have confirmed that it was a bomb left behind from the 1990’s homeland war. The laboratory under the roof where the bomb was found has been evacuated as the explosive device can not moved. The bomb squad have arrived at the scene to detonate the bomb. The bomb is believed to be the remains from rockets launched by Serb aggressors on the Croatian capital in 1995, reports daily Jutarnji list.

“I have worked at the hospital for over 25 years. They say the bomb can’t be moved, but they will have to detonate it on the roof. That is why part of the hospital have been evacuated,” one hospital worker told Jutarnji list.

More information to follow…

At around 13:45 media reports that the bomb was successfully detonated. There was no material damage during the detonation, reports daily 24sata and its business as usual at the hospital.

Bomb squad on the hospital roof - (photo: Leteci reporter, Instagram)

Bomb squad on the hospital roof – (photo: Leteci reporter, Instagram)

 

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