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Emergency services defuse explosive device in Custom House

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
1:59 PM

Streets around Victoria Dock Road were closed for about an hour today as emergency services dealt with an unexploded World War Two bomb.

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Police were called around midday and specialist officers dealt with the device.

Victoria Dock Road was closed between Connaught Bridge and Prince Regent Lane.

A spookesman at Scotland Yard said the closures were only in force for a short time. He said the device was dealt with in less than an hour.

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