World War 2 unexploded missile found in Warsaw

Construction workers discovered a piece of unexploded ordnance dating to World War 2 at a residential building construction site in South Praga district of Warsaw, Poland.

The dig and the missile (by Tomasz Zieliński)

The construction site and neighbouring buildings in 500 metre radius, including a bank, petrol station and a shopping mall, were evacuated. Sappers and Police cooperating with Firemen secured the find and prepared it for transport. Unofficially it is said that the unexploded ordnance is a 300mm missile of a Soviet Katyusha multiple rocket launcher and dates to World War 2.

Sappers and Police at the site (by Tomasz Zieliński)

(after TVN Warszawa & Tomasz Zieliński)

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