WWII bomb explodes in defusing attempt

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WWII bomb explodes in defusing attempt

World War II's biggest Polish bomb explodes in attempt to defuse it

The largest unexploded WWII bomb ever found in Poland exploded during a defusing attempt.

The RAF dropped the Tallboy Bomb or "Earthquake lands»During a raid in 1945 which sank the German cruiser Lützow.

The Polish Navy said there was a 50:50 chance the bomb would explode and all divers were unharmed.

The bomb was at the bottom of a navigation from the Baltic Sea and around 750 residents near the port town of Swinoujscie were evacuated.

This article appeared first on: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-54533860

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