Exeter WW2 bomb: Doors and windows ‘blown through’


Properties in Exeter are being assessed for structural damage after the controlled detonation of a World War Two bomb.

A structural engineer said doors and windows of nearby houses had been “blown through” by the blast.

Hundreds of people evacuated from the area on Friday spent a third night away from home.

The 2,200lb (1,000kg) German bomb was discovered on an allotment due for development and blown up on Saturday.

People living within 100m (330ft) of the device must continue to stay in temporary accommodation, said police.

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Source: BBC News/Devon & Cornwall Police/National Police Air Service/Twitter