London City Airport closed after WWII bomb discovered

(CNN)London City Airport was closed on Sunday after building and construction employees found a World War II bomb in the close-by Thames River.

“Following the discovery of a World War II ordnance in King George V Dock as part of prepared advancement works, a 214m exemption zone has actually been carried out,” the airport stated in a declaration. “As an outcome, London City Airport is presently closed.”
Metropolitan authorities were called after the bomb was exposed. The Royal Navy was likewise released to the scene and validated the nature of the bomb, the cops reported.