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Australian and Briton killed by bomb blast in Solomon Islands – The Guardian

NGO workers mapping second world war bomb sites died when ordnance detonated in their home



An Australian man and his British colleague working to map unexploded bombs have been killed in an explosion at their home in Honiara, the capital of Solomon Islands.
Australian Trent Lee and Briton Stephen Luke Atkinson died when an unexploded ordnance is believed to have detonated shortly after 7.30pm on Sunday.
The blast, inside the mens rented accommodation in Tasahe, in the west of the city, was felt more than five kilometres away: cries for help from inside brought rescuers and emergency…

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