03/01/2014 13:32 GMT | Updated 23/01/2014 10:52 GMT

Second World War Bomb Explodes In German Town, Killing One Construction Worker, Injuring Eight

A Second World War bomb has exploded in a German town, killing one and wounding eight.

Police in Euskirchen, near Bonn said the device was disturbed during construction work, with the driver of a mechanical digger dying from the blast. Two people remain seriously injured, with the remaining six suffering less severe injuries.

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Police forces examine the scene of a World War II bomb explosion