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Children throw WWII bomb from car

A bomb disposal unit has carried out a controlled explosion on a World War II bomb found by children in Suffolk.

The bomb, which was discovered on a school visit to the coast, began to give off smoke, police said.

The children then threw it out of the window of a car travelling on the B1387, prompting a closure of the road at Walberswick.

Suffolk Police said a controlled explosion was carried out at 1700 BST and the road reopened an hour later.

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