Nightly News   |  January 03, 2014

WWII Bomb Found in Germany

A bomb dropped during the war that never went off exploded Friday killing a construction worker and injuring eight others. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> some of the haunting iron-clad remnants of world war ii are buried throughout the countryside in europe. today a bomb went off at a construction site in germany. it had been dropped during the war and didn't go off. today it killed a construction worker and injured eight others when it was pierced by an excavator. allied bombers pummelled the area because it housed heavy industry. in germany, upwards of 700 bombs are found and defused each year.