A school, nursery and homes were evacuated today after a suspected unexploded Second World War bomb was found on a building site in London.
Nov 16, 2018 · A British Army bomb disposal expert inspects an unexploded German bomb dating back to World War II on May 21, 2015 in Wembley 200 meters from the soccer stadium in London.
Unexploded ordnance (UXO, sometimes abbreviated as UO), unexploded bombs (UXBs), or explosive remnants of war (ERW) are explosive weapons (bombs, shells, grenades, land mines, naval mines, cluster munition, etc.) that did not explode when they were employed and still pose a risk of detonation, sometimes many decades after they were used or discarded
Work on the London Olympic site had to be halted after a 1,000kg device was found – with a survey predicted the area could contain as many as 200 devices. The cities with the highest number of sites where unexploded bombs are likely to be are London, Plymouth, Bristol, Manchester and Birmingham.
Feb 12, 2018 · Unexploded WWII bomb to be detonated as London City Airport reopens. Flights resume at London City Airport and evacuated residents have been allowed to return home after experts moved the 500kg bomb. London City Airport has re-opened following the discovery of an unexploded Second World War bomb nearby.
Author: Aubrey Allegretti, News Reporter
Huge unexploded WW2 bomb discovered buried deep at building site in affluent London suburb popular with celebrities. Army bomb disposal teams worked through the night to prepare for the safe removal of the 500lb device found in Brondesbury Park, north west London. The leafy suburb, which borders Queen’s Park and Kensal Rise, is part of a wider area that’s been home to famous faces such …
Aug 11, 2015 · Military bomb disposal experts safely removed an unexploded World War II bomb from east London, after its discovery forced scores from their homes overnight.
London City airport closed until Tuesday after WWII bomb found. London City airport will reopen on Tuesday after an unexploded second world war bomb that was found in the river Thames near the runway was safely removed. An exclusion zone around George V dock in east London near the airport has been lifted after Royal Navy technicians and
Unexploded WWII Bomb Found In River Near London City Airport. On Sunday evening, the Royal Navy and the police evacuated people within about 700 feet of the bomb, reported NPR. There were 261 arrivals and departures scheduled for the airport on Monday, noted the BBC. Up to …
Mar 23, 2015 · Huge unexploded WWII bomb found in London. The discovery of unexploded bombs is not uncommon in London, which was heavily bombarded by German forces between 1940 and 1941 in the campaign known as “the Blitz”, which killed tens of thousands of Londoners. The London Fire Brigade said seven unexploded bombs were discovered between 2009 and 2014, as well as five …