Workers find buried gold.A HUGE cache of gold worth millions has been recovered by workers at Ground Zero.
The bullion BULLION. In its usual acceptation, is uncoined gold or silver, in bars, plates, or other masses. 1 East, P. C. 188.
2. In the acts of Congress, the term is also applied to copper properly manufactured for the purpose of being coined into money. was in a delivery tunnel under the rubble of the World Trade Centre.
Armed federal agents stood guard as police and firefighters packed two armoured trucks with the load.
It is still unclear as to the exact amount stored under the twin towers before September September: see month. 11.
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A vault is generally composed of separate units of material, such as bricks, tiles, or blocks of stone, so shaped or cut that when assembled they form a alone held more than pounds 166million in gold and silver.
Other companies are believed to have lost untold gold and valuables in the disaster.
As workers inched closer to the gold, authorities began restricting access to the north side of Ground Zero and FBI and Secret Service agents joined cops and firefighters at the site.
Officials finally got to the gold through the tunnel on Tuesday after workers hauled out a 10-wheel truck, several crushed cars and mounds of debris debris /de·bris/ (de-bre´) fragments of devitalized tissue or foreign matter. In dentistry, soft foreign material loosely attached to a tooth surface. .
No bodies were recovered.