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    Phosphorous bomb discovered in Ypres

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    Workers discovered a phosphorous bomb on Friday while working in Ypres, West Flanders. The Explosive Ordnance Disposal Service, SEDEE/DOVO, went to the location and neutralised the device. The neighbourhood was temporarily evacuated.

    The bomb was found on Friday morning. The police established a security perimeter around the location, while area residents were asked to close their doors, windows and ventilation systems.

    The Ordnance Disposal Service’s intervention ended at 11:00 a.m.

    Oscar Schneider
    The Brussels Times