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500lb WWII bomb detonated

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A 500lb WWII bomb discovered near Allerston and Ebberston in North Yorkshire has been detonated in a controlled blast by the RAF.

The BBC's Danny Savage watched the explosion with local resident Ivan Ash whose home is very near to the blast area.

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