Unexploded WW2 bomb found in Portsmouth Harbour

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Authorities in UK have announced that a 500-pound World War II German bomb was recently found at Portsmouth Harbour and was subsequently taken out to sea for a controlled detonation.

The SC250 bomb was found in the early hours in the excavator head of a barge dredging the harbour.

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The harbour was closed as soon as the explosive was found.

The bomb was towed away from the harbour, lowered to the sea bed and was detonated in a controlled explosion

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