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Swimmers in the Moraca River in downtown Podgorica have found an unexploded mine, which is believed to be a remnant of the Second World War.
The Montenegrin Department for Emergency Situations said that the swimmers reported that they found an explosive device at a depth of three metres in the Moraca River in the centre of the capital, Podgorica.
The bomb, weighing around one hundred kilograms, is believed to date from the Second World War.
Radomir Scepanovic, the Chief of the Operations Sector at the Emergency Management Department, said it is assumed that it was a plane bomb.
Scepanovic said that police have secured the section of the Moraca where the bomb was found, and divers are supposed to determine what exactly it is and whether it is possible to remove the bomb.
Last Wednesday, swimmers in the Podgorica suburb of Rogami found an unexploded mine on the Zeta River beach and informed the police.
According to the Podgorica media, the bombs date from World War II, and over 90 per cent of them are still active.
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