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Thousands flee Turin after unexploded British bomb from World War II is discovered on building site British WW2 bomb with 140lbs of dynamite is discovered in the city of Turin, More than 10,000 people fled and were told to leave a red zone in city centre    Allied Forces first blitzed Turin in June 1940 after Mussolini joined up with Hitler 

By Daily Mail Reporter

Published: 01:49 GMT, 2 December 2019 | Updated: 01:53 GMT, 2 December 2019

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More than 10,000 people were forced to flee an Italian city yesterday after an unexploded British bomb from the Second World War was discovered.

The device, which had been dropped on Turin, contained 140lb of dynamite.

Residents were told to vacate a ‘red zone’ in the historic city centre and were evacuated to a fairground.

A bomb disposal expert is pictured above. Flights above Turin were diverted, and the Porta Nuova train station ¿ located on Nizza street, where the bomb was found ¿ was shut

A bomb disposal expert is pictured above. Flights above Turin were diverted, and the Porta

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