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World war II bomb found, detonated in TAWAU

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World_War_II_Opening_TitleTAWAU, June 24 – A construction worker stumbled upon an old bomb,believed to be from the World War II era, while clearing an area at the Hill Top Specialist Hospital construction site here yesterday.

Tawau police chief ACP Awang Besar Dullah said the worker found the bomb at 1.45 pm and showed it to the site manager who later alerted the police.

The 13-inch bomb has a shape of a bullet with 21-inch diametre and weighs about 30 kilogramme, he said in a statement here today.

The bomb was safely detonated by a bomb disposal squad at 4.38 pm.

– BERNAMA

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