50,000 German Residents Evacuated After World War II Bombs Found

Residents of Hanover, Germany, were forced to leave their homes while bomb disposal experts checked five sites for unexploded bombs.
Officers of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Division (EOD) load a bomb onto a truck after it was made safe on May 7, 2017 in Hanover, Germany. Source: Alexander Koerner

In the northwestern German city of Hanover, 50,0000 people have been evacuated from their homes while experts defused three British bombs dropped during World War II.

It was the second largest evacuation of its kind carried

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