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Second World War bomb explodes in Poland

A British Second World War bomb exploded while being made safe underwater by navy demolition specialists in northwestern Poland on Tuesday. The 5.4-ton Tallboy bomb was found in September 2019 beneath a waterway leading to the port of Szczecin during work to deepen the passage. More than 750 people were evacuated for the sappers' operation since it was located on the southern edge of the popular Baltic Sea resort of Swinoujscie, which like Szczecin was a busy Nazi Germany military port during the war.

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