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Unexploded WWII bomb closes London City Airport

AP  |  London 

says all flights in and out have been canceled for today after an unexploded World War II-era was found nearby in the

The service says it has evacuated an area within 214 meters of the and officers are working with specialists from the to remove the device. Local officials are offering emergency accommodation to area residents.

Police say the was discovered Sunday at the George V Dock during pre-planned work at

says he recognizes that passengers will be inconvenienced but that the airport is cooperating fully with authorities "to resolve the situation as quickly as possible.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 14:35 IST