Greece – A bomb was found last week under gas station while dig work was planned for expanding storage tanks. After this on Sunday as specialists neutralized and removed a World War II bomb from a gas station, about 72,000 people left their homes in the city of Thessaloniki.
Many police officers in Thessaloniki started knocking on doors in the morning to retell residents within a radius of two kilometers to vacate their homes in view of their life safety.
Earlier days also residents were given warning with flyers pasted around the city and an online campaign by the local authority, to vacate the area to be in safe place. The bomb was five feet long and weighed about 550 pounds. Residents were shifted by bus to schools and sports venues.