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Mussolini's Rome bunker to open to the public

12 July 2012 Last updated at 06:35 BST

The World War II bunker of Italy's fomer dictator, Mussolini, is set to open to the public.

The bunker situated beneath his Rome mansion had been closed for years because of a build-up of dangerous gases in its subterranean depths.

Alan Johnston took an early tour.