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British Army gets up close to unexploded WWII bomb

Specialist explosives experts from the British Army began removing an unexploded World War II bomb from a residential area in Bath on Friday.

The British Army get up close to the WWII bomb Credit: Twitter/British Army

The British Army tweeted: "Army personnel from 721 EOD Sqn RLC support Avon and Somerset Constabulary deal with WW2 bomb in #Bath #BathBomb#".

A 300-metre exclusion zone remains in place in the Lansdown area of the city - affecting hundreds of homes - as efforts continue to remove the device, which weighs over 200kg.

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