London’s Soho evacuated after bomb found

Police cordoned off parts of the city in response

Streets have been closed off and thousands of people evacuated after an unexploded bomb was found in central London.

The device, believed to be an unexploded device from the second world war, was discovered during construction work in Soho.

Officers cordoned off streets in the British capital (Credit: Getty Images)

Witnesses described scenes as ‘chaotic’ as people left the area.

Army bomb disposal experts were called in to remove the bomb, which could have lain undisturbed for more than 70 years.

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