Dortmund, Germany Two large 330 pound American and British World War II-Era bombs were discovered in the Western German city of Dortmund, leading to the evacuation of approximately 14,000 people.
According to sources, two hospitals were evacuated and schools were opened as shelters for residents who had to leave their homes. Additionally, the city's train station was shut down and trains were re-routed. Helicopters patrolled the area overhead to make sure it was was clear before the bombs were safely diffused.
UXO are frequently found in Germany and often prompt equally large scale evacuations. In the Summer of 2019, a 1,100-pound World War II bomb was defused in Frankfurt after 16,500 people were ordered to leave their homes.