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Thousands evacuate after World War II bomb discovered

Thousands evacuate after World War II bomb discovered
Posted at 10:46 AM, Sep 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-04 07:16:20-04

FRANKFURT, Germany (CNN) - Thousands of people were evacuated ahead of a bomb disposal operation Sunday in central Frankfurt, Germany.

Residents were told to leave their homes in the morning ahead of the operation to diffuse a massive World War II bomb.

Police said the 1.4-ton H-C 4000 air mine is a British bomb that was found buried at a construction site Tuesday.

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