Aerial bomb will be defused in Kiel city center

On Sunday, April 25, 2021, a bomb dud will be defused in Haßstraße in downtown Kiel. Please leave the evacuation area by 11 a.m. at the latest.

Sunday, 25 April

An unexploded bomb will be defused and recovered in Kiel city center on Sunday, 25. April. 1057 households are affected by the defusion.

Please note:

You must leave your homes, places of work or business premises by 11am at the latest. Please prepare to be away for several hours and take any necessary food and drinks, medicine, baby food and other things you may need with you.

The area will be blocked off as from 10am. Nobody will be allowed into the evacuation zone after this time. The area may remain blocked for a few hours, possibly even longer.

The sports hall of Kieler Gelehrtenschule, Feldstraße 19, 24105 Kiel, is available as substitute accommodation.

If you are prevented from leaving your home due to illness, if you are bedridden, require assistance or have any questions about the evacuation, please call the citizens’ hotline at the Berufsfeuerwehr Kiel, under 0431 5905-555. The number is operational on Saturday, 24 April from 9am to 1pm and on Sunday, 25 April from 7am until the end of evacuation.

People in the evacuation area who are in quarantine at home due to the corona pandemic are requested to contact the service hotline immediately.

People with hearing impairments are welcome to contact us via .

Kiel’s Citizens Registration and Public Order Office will be handing out a flyer containing important information (German version) to all affected households.

Important information due to the Corona pandemic:

  • Please check in good time before visiting the substitute accommodation whether there is an alternative accommodation (e.g. with friends or family) for the duration of the defusing.
  • Please wear a face mask in the substitute accommodation.
  • The alternative accommodation will be prepared in such a way that minimum distances can be maintained.

Tips & info

    • Please speak to your neighbours to find out whether they are aware of the evacuation. Not everybody follows the media or understands German. Please help them with a simple conversation. 
    • Please also pay special attention to radio announcements.  
    • When you leave your home, it may be a good idea to leave your windows tilted open. 
    • The protected zone will be secured by the police and the Citizens Registration and Public Order Office. Please prepare yourself for the necessary evacuation and remember that any costs resulting from the police having to forcibly evacuate people will have to be reimbursed later.

Evacuation zone & traffic restrictions

Map showing the evacuation zone
Map showing the evacuation zone

The police will block off the area as from 10am. Nobody will be allowed into the evacuation zone after this time.

In Kiel the following roads and areas are affected by the evacuation: 


  • Alte Feuerwache, whole street
  • Alter Markt, whole street
  • Anna-Pogwisch-Platz, whole street
  • Bergstraße, house numbers 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13 und 15
  • Berliner Platz, whole street
  • Blocksberg, odd house numbers 1 - 33
  • Blocksbergtreppe, whole street
  • Brunswiker Straße, odd house numbers 13 - 33
  • Burgstraße, whole street
  • Dahlmannstraße, whole street
  • Dänische Straße, whole street
  • Eggertstraße, whole street
  • Falckstraße, whole street
  • Faulstraße, whole street
  • Fischerstraße, whole street
  • Flämische Straße, whole street
  • Haßstraße, whole street
  • Holstenbrücke, house numbers 1, 3, 5 und 7
  • Holstenstraße, house numbers 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 - 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34
  • Jensendamm, whole street
  • Kehdenstraße, whole street
  • Klosterkirchhof, whole street
  • Küterstraße, whole street
  • Legienstraße, house numbers 12, 14 und 16
  • Lorentzdamm, house numbers 4, 6, 8, 14 - 24, 28 und 30
  • Martensdamm, whole street
  • Muhliusstraße, odd house numbers 37 - 53
  • Nikolaikirchhof, whole street
  • Philosophengang, whole street
  • Rathausplatz, house number 6
  • Ratsdienergarten, whole street
  • Schloßgarten, Hausnummern 3 - 7, 12 und 14
  • Schlossplatz, whole street
  • Schloßstraße, whole street
  • Schuhmacherstraße, whole street
  • Wall, even house numbers 2 - 74