Unexploded WW2 Bomb Removed From Backyard in Plymouth

More than 100 British Army and Royal Navy personnel assisted in the removal of an unexploded 500 kg bomb from the back yard of a home in Plymouth on Friday, February 23.

Footage released by Devon and Cornwall Police shows cranes lifting the bomb from the soil onto the back of a truck to be driven out of the city.

The bomb was discovered on February 20, the UK’s Ministry of Defence said, causing the evacuation of more than 10,000 residents.

The bomb was identified as an air-dropped German bomb from World War Two, designated SC-500.

The bomb was due to be detonated at sea over the weekend. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police via Storyful

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