WW II bomb kills digger driver in Germany

London, Jan 3: A World War II bomb exploded at a construction site in Germany, killing a man and injuring eight others, BBC reported Friday.

The explosion occurred after a digger accidentally struck the device during excavation work in Euskirchen in North Rhine-Westphalia state.

The machine’s operator died on the spot. Two were critically wounded.

Police said the blast impact could be felt a kilometre away.