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POSTED AT 11:35 AM 12-02-2018

UK City Airport Shut Immediately

Image Courtesy : Sunday Times Lanka

London city airport in the United Kingdom has been closed after a World War 2 bomb was found in River Thames nearby.

The discovery was made at about 05:00 GMT on sunday (Feb. 11) at George V Dock during pre-planned work at the airport in East London, the Met Police said.

specialist officers and the Royal Navy confirmed the device was explosive and the Airport was shut at 22:00.

London City Airport advised passengers not to travel to the airport and contact their airline.