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'All Clear' Sounds in German City After WWII Bombs Defused

Such finds are not unusual in Germany, which was heavily bombed by British and American planes. On Christmas Day 54,000 people had to leave their homes in Augsburg as a large bomb was defused

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    'All Clear' Sounds in German City After WWII Bombs Defused
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    Officers of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Division (EOD) showcase two five centner and one ten centner bomb on to a truck after dismantling the bombs on May 7, 2017 in Hanover, Germany.

    About 50,000 people are heading back to their homes in the northern German city of Hannover after bomb-disposal experts defused three World War II bombs discovered at a construction site.

    Officials initially suspected there were five bombs but investigation of what were suspected to be bomb sites in a nearby park turned up nothing.

    Around 1,000 people used shelters provided by officials during the nine-hour evacuation Sunday. City museums dropped their admission charge and community centers organized events for children and seniors.

    Such finds are not unusual in Germany, which was heavily bombed by British and American planes. On Christmas Day 54,000 people had to leave their homes in Augsburg as a large bomb was defused.

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