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World War II bomb discovered in London’s River Thames, airport shut down

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Police boats sits moored to Westminster Pier on the River Thames in London on January 19, 2017, following the discovery of a suspected World War II bomb in the river. London's Westminster Bridge in the shadow of parliament's Big Ben clock tower was closed on Thursday after a suspected World War II bomb was found in the River Thames, police said. Police closed the bridge leading to the Houses of Parliament at around 5:15 pm (1715 GMT), while Westminster underground station was evacuated at around 6:00 pm. / AFP / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
(G.N.S) DT.12 London A stunning discovery in London’s River Thames forced officials to evacuate the nearby London City Airport on Sunday, after reports said an unexploded World War II-era bomb was found. The ordnance was discovered at the George V Dock in North Woolwich during scheduled work at the airport

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