Australian Navy team detonates suspected World War II bomb discovered in Darwin Harbour

A team of navy divers has detonated a suspected World War II “dummy bomb” that’s believed to have been sitting on Darwin Harbour’s seabed for up to 80 years.

Footage released by the Australian Defence Force shows the controlled explosion, which was performed on Monday afternoon.

Commercial divers originally found the suspected bomb last Wednesday, with authorities declaring a 250-metre exclusion zone around the object as a precaution.

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Source: ABC News