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16 Nov 2018 | 03:49 PM UTC

UK: Bomb-clearing operation in Hyde Park (London) November 16

United Kingdom News Alert

Discovery of unexploded World War II bomb triggers evacuation of Hyde Park (London) November 16; bomb-clearing operation underway

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/16/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/16/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Hyde Park (London)

Event

The discovery of an unexploded World War II bomb triggered the evacuation of Hyde Park (London) on the afternoon (local time) of Friday, November 16. According to local officials, a bomb-clearing operation is currently underway. Transportation disruptions are anticipated in the area in the coming hours.  

Advice

Individuals present in the area are advised to monitor the situation and follow all directives issued by the local authorities.

 

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