Evacuation as 500-kilo WWII bomb found in Vienna

Hundreds had to be evacuated as explosives experts disarmed a 500-kilo World War Two-era aerial bomb in Vienna-Donaustadt this morning (Thurs).Police in the capital said they decided to evacuate several housing estates and the nearby Arbeiterstrandbad swimming pool – which was packed at temperatures of around 30 degree centigrade – before the interior ministry’s team of experts disarmed and removed the relict.Three experts died in the German city of Göttingen earlier this month when a World War Two missile went off as the team prepared to disarm it.