London’s Soho evacuated as World War Two bomb discovered


A large part of central London’s busy Soho area was evacuated after an unexploded Second World War bomb was found at a building site.

Police were called at 1.42pm on Monday to Dean Street, connecting Oxford Street to Shaftesbury Avenue, which they cordoned off after the device was discovered near the Soho Hotel.

Most of the areas around Dean Street were cordoned off after the discovery but that was later reduced to the road’s junctions with Old Compton Street up to Carlisle Street.

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Source: Sky News