A bomb is found in St Petersburg Conservatoire

Building repairs on the the Rimsky-Korsakov Consevratoire in St Petersburg were interrupted by the discovery of a mortat mine in the basement, a legacy of German bombardments in the siege of Leningrad.

The site was evacuated while the object was removed. The bomb was then taken to a landfill site and safely exploded.


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    • No, it happens all across the world. Many people are killed and maimed each year in countries such as Vietnam by mines and other unexploded ordnances.

  • Please check your source – it wasn’t the Conservatory, it was the Music College of the St. Petersburg Conservatory (you’ve got the wrong picture as well).

    • The picture is of the Conservatoire, but please share with us your source stating that it happened at the “Music College”.

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