WW II bomb scraps Youth Olympics medals ceremony

BY foxsports • January 19, 2012

An aerial bomb from World War II was found at a construction site Thursday, forcing the postponement of the daily medals ceremony at the Winter Youth Olympics.

The 550-pound bomb was discovered by workers nearby. The bomb was being disposed at the time the downtown ceremony was scheduled to start. The ceremony will be held Friday.

The Austria Press Agency says about 10 similar bombs have been found over the past 20 years in the same area near Innsbruck's main train station.

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