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Biggest World War II bomb found in Poland explodes while being defused – ABC News

The biggest World War II bomb ever found in Poland explodes under water as navy divers try to defuse it.

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A British World War II bomb has exploded under water while being made safe by navy demolition specialists in north-western Poland.

  • Polish navy demolition experts were trying to neutralise it when it exploded
  • More than 750 people were evacuated for the operation, but no-one was injured
  • The Tallboy bomb weighed nearly 5,400 kg, including 2,400 kg of explosives

Navy divers were trying to neutralise the bomb through remote deflagration, which means burning ou…

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