A World Conflict II air bomb, weighing some 226 kilograms, was efficiently destroyed on Saturday in an uninhabited space in Petkovac, situated 325 kilometers northwest of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s (BiH’s) capital Sarajevo, native media reported.
The bomb, containing 100 kilograms of explosive, was discovered the identical day in Sana River two meters beneath the bottom, and eliminated by members of the demining sector, in cooperation with members of the Czech Ministry of Inside.
Assistant to the director of Civil Safety Administration of Republika Srpska, one of many entities in BiH, Dragan Kos stated for Nezavisne Newspapers that the bomb was transported 1,700 meters upstream by the Czech police, then loaded right into a car and neutralized in Petkovac.
He added that the investigation, location, removing and neutralization of bomb have lasted since Aug. 12.
A complete of seven air bombs had been faraway from the Sana River mattress this week, and three German-produced air bombs “SD 70” had been eliminated in 2016 and one English air bomb in 2018.