Posted on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 7:35 p.m.
Through Manon Roossens
It is a famous police deployment which was seen, this Wednesday, June 9, at the rue Emile Vandervelde in Bouffioulx. Lidl construction workers made a discovery in the ground. And not the least …
“It was around 5:30 pm when our teams informed the site coordinator who contacted the authorities,” said Lidl spokesperson Julien Wathieu. It was a crane operator who made the discovery while he was working in the parking lot.
“This bomb, if it had exploded, could have made a crater 30 meters in diameter and 6 meters deep”, details the first commissioner Denis Beerten, intervened on the spot. A half-ton bomb that was not there by chance …
>> The inhabitants of the street had to be evacuated, the perimeter cordoned off: this is how the operation unfolded.
>> Did you hear a bang? It was part of the process to defuse the bomb!