Construction, Crime, Chaos Cologne Officials Planned Downtown Evacuation

Almost a year after the devastating collapse of its city archive, Cologne officials have learned about building-site crimes and suspicious irregularities in subway construction. Worrying about more catastrophes in recent weeks, the city had an evacuation plan drawn up, but experts gave an "all-clear" that left Carnival undisturbed.
Rescue officials search through the remains of the collapsed Cologne Historical Archive

Rescue officials search through the remains of the collapsed Cologne Historical Archive

Foto: A3250 Oliver Berg/ dpa
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