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The world joins Plymouth bomb watch! Webcams livestream several areas hoping to ... trends now

The world joins Plymouth bomb watch! Webcams livestream several areas hoping to ... trends now

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The world has been watched with bated breath as the UK's military moved a 1,100lb unexploded Nazi bomb through the streets of Plymouth as it prepared to detonate it in the sea.

Webstreams and live broadcasts have been following the progress of a military convoy as it tentatively winds its way through the streets of the Devon city - with some trained on the breakwaters where it may be detonated.

Thousands were evacuated from their homes following the discovery of the wartime device on February 20 - with delicate efforts since undertaken to retrieve it and move it clear of populated areas.

The bomb, found by a father digging foundations for his daughter's new extension, would cause too much damage and risk lives if it were destroyed in the spot where it was discovered - with the plan instead to blow it up in the water

Army explosive ordnance disposal experts are expected to fit the aged munition with explosives before towing it out to sea - where it may either be destroyed on the surface or sunk before being blown up.

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The WW2 bomb will be transported by military convoy to the sea where it will be disposed of by experts

The WW2 bomb will be transported by military convoy to the sea where it will be disposed of by experts

The enormous 500kg bomb will be transported along this route through Plymouth before hopefully being detonated out at sea

The enormous 500kg bomb will be transported along this route through Plymouth before hopefully being detonated out at sea

Defence bosses have opted to move the bomb intact by military convoy from its location in St Michael's Avenue (top right) travelling to the Torpoint ferry landing (bottom left). A 300-metre cordon (in orange) around 1,200 properties along the route has been issued from 2pm to 5pm.

Just half a mile away from the exclusion zone earlier today, locals gathered in a pub to enjoy an afternoon pint - while one man even moved nearer the area to enjoy a cider 'in solidarity'.

Despite the blanket evacuation order text being

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