WWII bomb prompts evacuation of 23,000 from Italian town
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
ROME, March 13 (Xinhua) -- Some 23,000 people were evacuated from a town in central Italy after a World War II bomb was discovered and accidentally triggered at a construction site, local media reported Tuesday.
At least 1,000 troops were dispatched to help evacuate part of the seaside town of Fano, located in the Marche region facing the Adriatic Sea, ANSA news agency reported.
The town has population of just over 60,000, according to the national statistics institute.
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