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Last Updated: Wednesday, 2 November 2005, 17:13 GMT
Unexploded WWII bomb discovered
A 200lb unexploded World War II bomb was found in a quarry, police said.

The device was discovered close to Painters Road in Hainault, Essex, on Tuesday afternoon.

Officers put a cordon in place and the A12 was closed briefly to allow the Royal Engineers to reach the scene and defuse the bomb.

On Wednesday a Metropolitan Police spokesperson said there had been no evacuations and the incident had caused only minimal disruption.

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