bomb blast
The highway and amusement park must be closed

The Autobahn 8 (Munich – Stuttgart) will be closed for probably several hours on Thursday (from 7 a.m.) to detonate an aircraft bomb from the Second World War. The Legoland Park near Günzburg is also affected by the evacuation campaign.

The Autobahn 8 (Munich – Stuttgart) will be closed for probably several hours on Thursday (from 7 a.m.) to detonate an aircraft bomb from the Second World War. Also the Legoland Park at Guenzburg is affected by the evacuation action.

The bomb was discovered on Wednesday in a commercial area next to the amusement park. the aircraft bomb is filled with 30 kilograms of explosives and cannot be defused. Therefore, the bomb should be detonated.

For this reason, an exclusion zone with a radius of half a kilometer must be established. In addition to the commercial area, some of these also include Legoland, the holiday village of the amusement parksthe A8 and also the federal highway 16 are affected.

From 7:00 a.m., traffic between Günzburg and Burgau should therefore be on the Freeway be blocked. The police emphasized that massive traffic obstructions must be expected in the greater Günzburg area by 11:00 a.m. “It is requested that the area mentioned, if possible, be avoided over a large area in the period described above.”

dpa