Explosives used to blow up floor of Vltava

16-08-2008

Several dozen kilograms of explosives were used to blow up part of the floor of the Vltava in Prague on Saturday morning. The detonation was carried out by Svatopluk Čech Bridge, beneath the spot where a statue of Stalin once stood at Letná. The detonation was part of project to build a new mooring place for boats. The first of two such detonations took place two weeks ago.