In the middle of London, construction workers found a bomb from the Second World War. Several streets in Soho have been evacuated.
In central London, the police have cordoned off a busy neighborhood. The reason: During construction work, an apparently unexploded bomb from World War II was found on Dean Street in Soho.
There are numerous shops, restaurants, bars and offices around the site. During the Second World War, the Wehrmacht air force dropped thousands of bombs on the city. Well over 40,000 Londoners died in the attacks, which were also called “The Blitz”. An estimated one million buildings have been destroyed or badly damaged.
German bombs have been found in the ground since the end of the war.