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London City Airport Closed Till Further Notice After Discovery Of Bomb

London City Airport Closed Till Further Notice After Discovery Of Bomb

The  London City Airport on Monday canceled its movement within and outside Airport during the discovering of an unexploded Second World War bomb.

The device was found at George V Dock during work at London City Airport on Sunday morning.

Police set up a 214-meter (700ft) exclusion zone at 10 pm on Sunday night to decrease risks to the public while the device was dealt with.

London City Airport Closed Till Further Notice After Discovery Of Bomb

The airport which sits inside the exclusion zone was closed, and the Metropolitan Police said properties nearby were evacuated.

Road cordons have also been put in place with drivers warned about disruption to their journeys if traveling through Newham.

A tweet from the airport said: ‘All passengers due to travel from London City on Monday are advised to contact their airline for further information. Passengers are advised not to travel to the airport until further notice.’

metroUk

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