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London City airport closed after WWII bomb found in Thames

Passengers advised to contact airlines after unexploded ordnance found near runway

Passengers have been told not to travel to London City airport until further notice after a world war two ordnance was discovered in the river Thames near the runway.

The Royal Navy and the Metropolitan police have created a 214 metre exclusion zone around George V dock in east London, which was heavily bombed during the second world war, following the discovery of the ordnance during pre-planned work at the airport on Sunday morning.

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