World War II bomb found In KolkataAn aerial bomb weighing around 1000 pounds belonging to the times of the World War-II era has been found at a dock in Kolkata. It was found during their routine dredging operations. It has been immediately informed to the police and Defence forces. Now the area is under the control of these forces. The defusing of the bomb is to be managed systematically. The officials from Ordnance factories may carry out these defusing operations.
This 450-kg aerial bomb fitted with brackets is to be attached with fighter planes. Aerial bombs are to be dropped from a certain height to make an impact to get it exploded. The handling should be done with utmost care and all precautions are to be taken to defuse also.