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One dead, eight injured in belated World War II bomb explosion

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The second World War just claimed another victim 68 years after it ended. A construction worker in western Germany was killed when he ran over a bomb at a nearby rubble disposal site and it exploded, reports Stars and Stripes.

Eight people were injured and the blast damaged roofs, doors, and windows up to 400 yards away. The type of bomb has not been identified yet.

Unexploded World War II bombs are still being found today, just as land mines from World War I continue to be discovered. This kind of bomb discovery in Germany is not unusual, reports The Atlantic, although they're usually defused and do not result in casualties.