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Berlin begins mass evacuation as police defuse WW2 bomb

Friday, April 20, 2018

A large-scale evacuation has begun in central Berlin so that experts can defuse a World War Two bomb. The evacuation affects about 10,000 people and the zone includes homes, government ministries and museums. The operation is causing severe transport disruption, with trains unable to stop at the city’s main railway station. The 500kg (1,100lb) bomb, thought to be made in Britain, was found during construction work in Heidestrasse. Buildings are…