Germany: Thousands of Kinder Eggs Wash Onshore

BELGRADE - Visitors to a beach in northern Germany were astonished to find masses of Kinder Eggs washed up on the coast.

The inhabitants of Langeoog Island in the North Sea got an unusual surprise on Wednesday when hundreds of thousands of plastic Kinder eggs washed up on shore.

Local children and tourists visiting the beach were quick to collect the eggs, which were without their usual chocolate coating. They arrived after a freight ship traveling from Bremen to China lost some of its cargo along the way as a result of Storm Axel. However, Germans will need some language skills to understand their contents, since many of the messages contained in the eggs were written in Cyrillic.

On Thursday, local authorities announced a clean-up operation, as the eggs continue to wash up on the shore. Lego sets and plastic packaging have also washed ashore, and must be cleared...

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