1,800 Evacuated As France Defuses British WWII Bomb

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Some 1,800 people were ordered to evacuate their homes in northwest France on Sunday as a bomb squad defused a British bomb from World War II, officials said.

The 220-kilogram bomb was found in late June during construction work near the center of Rouen in Normandy.

Residents living within a 270-metre radius of the site were told to leave the area early Sunday ahead of the operation, which wound up shortly after 11am.

 

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{Matzav.com}

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