On Monday afternoon, a 75-kilogram aircraft bomb from the Second World War was discovered on a construction site in the Ramersdorf district of Munich. As a precautionary measure, the residents had to be evacuated. The evacuation affected around2,600 people,which one is nearbyEmergency care centerwas made available.
Only one young woman was not allowed to leave her apartment. In order to be protected, Julia W. should only stay in a certain area of her apartment while the bomb is being defused. The radio station Gong 96.3 she communicated:
“I was the contact person for a child who tested positive for Corona. That’s why I should stay in my apartment.”
Neither the child nor the woman had any symptoms suggestive of the virus. Even the airspace over the affected area was closed. A police helicopter circled overhead so that the fire brigade could make sure that no one except the woman was in the danger area. The fire brigade defended its approach and declared:
“Of course you look at how far the woman or the resident is away from the find. You also look at the structural conditions, such as how the windows are built, etc. Can you protect yourself in the apartment in this way, even if a pressure wave occurs would?
She was told that she should only be in a certain area of her home during the period of time she was safely protected. If all these structural conditions had not been given, Julia would have been allowed to leave the apartment despite her possible corona infection. Then separate accommodation would have been organized for them. “
The bomb disposal went smoothly. After 8:30 p.m., the residents were allowed to return to their apartments.
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