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Experts 'wrenched off' fuse of bomb in River Rhine, Koblenz

4 December 2011 Last updated at 17:40 GMT

Bomb disposal experts have successfully defused a 1.8 tonne World War ll bomb in the German city of Koblenz.

It had been in the River Rhine for more than 60 years, and was discovered when water levels dropped.

About 50,000 people were moved from the area while the operation took place as Stephen Evans explains.