London City airport closed until Tuesday after WWII bomb found

Exclusion zone remains in places as Royal Navy technicians and police work to remove unexploded bomb

London City airport is not expected to reopen until Tuesday after the discovery of an unexploded second world war bomb in the river Thames near the runway forced it to close.

An exclusion zone around George V dock in east London is still in place near the airport while Royal Navy technicians and the Metropolitan police work to remove a 500kg tapered end shell measuring about 1.5 metres that was discovered on Sunday morning during pre-planned building work.

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Source: theguardian
London City airport closed until Tuesday after WWII bomb found