The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Unit was called to Bláfjöll mountains, where the capital’s ski resort lies, yesterday morning, where they recovered a 60-millimeter bomb from a grenade launcher.
Mt. Bláfjöll. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.
According to RÚV, the bomb is thought to be from the Second World War.
The deactivated bomb still contained traces of explosives and was transported to a secure facility to be defused.
Every year, the EOD Unit receives between 50 and 60 calls. The EOD Unit urges anyone who finds explosives to immediately call 112.