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Koblenz : Germany | Dec 04, 2011 at 3:55 AM PST
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A 1.8-tonne British bomb of the WWII era along with a 125-Kg bomb of US origin discovered in Germany has set out alarms and the city of Koblenz of over 45,000 plus is being evacuated on topmost priority. The bomb was lying on the bed of the River Rhine.

The authorities are taking measures to defuse the bomb and nearly half of the city has been moved out to safer places to clear an area of roughly 1.8 Km all around the spot.

The authorities feel there are many more unexploded bombs (nearly 3000) lying undetected under the surface of Berlin and neighboring areas.

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