London City Airport Closed After WWII Bomb Found

Authorities closed London City Airport and canceled all flights Feb. 12 following the discovery the previous day of an unexploded World War II-era bomb in the nearby Thames River.London’s Metropolitan Police in consultation with the British Royal Navy established a 214-m exclusion zone in the...

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