Bomb squads of the Army and deep-sea divers of the Navy shine war remnants found on the lake of Castel Gandolfo

(To Army Majority State)

In recent days, bomb squads of the Army and divers of the Navy, following the request of the prefecture of Rome, have completed the reclamation of numerous Italian-made war remnants dating back to the Second World War, found along the shores of Lake Castel Gandolfo.

The activity began on 7 September and was carried out jointly between the EOD divers, coming from the SDAI nucleus (Mine defense against insidious means) of Naples, and the bomb squads of the 6th Army genius regiment. In less than a week, during the dives, the Navy specialists found thirty-six hand grenades of various types, nine launch charges and 200 cartridges for small arms, and then delivered them to the Army bombers, who proceeded to the subsequent blasting. took place in a neighboring quarry in Pratoni del Vivaro.

The Armed Forces, in addition to the operational and training institutional tasks for national defense, are daily engaged in activities of public utility in favor of citizens. The specialists of the Armed Forces qualified in the clearance of unexploded ordnance often work in synergy to ensure the safety of inland waters. In particular, the divers of the Navy take care of the location, identification and removal during the dives and, subsequently, deliver the remains found to the Army, which is responsible for their transport and blasting.