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Massive WWII bomb defused in Germany

Associated Press / December 5, 2011
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A massive British World War II-era bomb that triggered the evacuation of about half of the 107,000 residents of Germany’s western city of Koblenz was successfully defused yesterday, authorities said. It was one of Germany’s biggest bomb-related evacuations since the war ended with some 2,500 police officers, firefighters and paramedics on duty across the city to secure the operation.

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