WWII bombs found in the Galapagos Islands
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WWII bombs destroyed in the Galapagos Islands

18 January 2012 Last updated at 22:01 GMT

WWII bombs found by local fishermen in the Galapagos Islands were destroyed in a controlled explosion by Ecuadorian military.

The bombs were used for exercises in a US army base set in the archipelago during the conflict due to its strategic location.

Carolina Robino reports.