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Over 50,000 evacuated from Italian city as Second World War bomb defused

Over 50,000 people were evacuated from an Italian city so experts could defuse a bomb dating back to Second World War, authorities have said. Residents in Brindisi on the country s southern coast were forced to vacate a red zone near where the wartime device was found. The operation - which vacated 60 per cent of the Puglia city s population - was the biggest peacetime evacuation in Italy, according to the daily newspaper Il Corriere della Sera. Download the new Indpendent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just...


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