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World War II bomb found at construction site detonated in German town

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A crater caused by the detonation of a World War II bomb is seen in Viersen, Germany, Sept. 17. During a construction project, a British bomb containing acid fuses was discovered. The bomb was not diffusible and therefore had to be detonated. Parts of Viersen were evacuated.

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About 8,000 people were evacuated from a town in northwestern Germany after a 550-pound bomb from World War II was found. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.