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Evacuation under way for disposal of World War II bomb in Dortmund

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An unexploded bomb from the Second World War is due to be defused in the western German city of Dortmund this Sunday after thousands of people have been evacuated. A 250-kilogram World War II bomb of British origin is suspected to be in the ground, a spokesperson for the city said on Sunday morning. It was previously unclear whether a bomb would actually be found or only harmless pieces of metal. To be on the safe side, the city had planned an evacuation, which, according to the city, began on Sunday morning at around 8 am (0600 GMT). According to the plans, a correctional institution and a ho…

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