The sites were cordoned off over a large area and the hunting lodge, the cable car and parts of the forest and vineyards were temporarily evacuated. Two bombs were defused within a good hour. The bans have since been lifted.
Hesse: Two of three aircraft bombs defused near Rüdesheim
Rüdesheim/Bad Schwalbach (dpa/lhe) - In a wooded area of the Niederwald hunting lodge near Rüdesheim, two of three old bombs have been defused.