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Unexploded World War 2 bomb found near London bridge

Source: Twitter

London Bridge has been “closed” with a big police presence after initial reports that an unexploded world war 2 bomb has been found.

According to reports, a possible World War 2 bomb has been discovered at Guy’s Hospital

A Met Police spokesman said, “At 16:45hrs on Mon 12 July police were made aware of a possible WW2 ordnance at Guy’s Campus, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT.”

“A safety cordon has been established. Traffic is being diverted and roads closed. Please avoid the area. Experts are on the scene,” Police added.

Images on social media showed a police cordon blocking the road leading to London Bridge.

 

Officers from the Met police and the London Fire Brigade have put in various cordons and advising people to avoid the area whilst the EOD bomb disposal team make the device safe.

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