"Close to the railway tracks, a dozer driver noticed an object that looked like an explosive one. It turned out to be a FAB-250 aircraft bomb of the Second World War," the press service reported.

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"At 19:50 the bomb was detonated safely in a predetermined borrow pit outside the village of Velykodolynske," the agency said.