Traveling UXO Shuts Down London Landmarks

London, England The Royal Navy and Metropolitan Police shut down Waterloo Bridge, Westminster Bridge and Victoria Embankment in central London while a WWII German SD bomb was towed along the river to Tilbury, Essex, where it was safely detonated. Police responded to the river for the reported ordnance find, dropped duirng WWII.

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According to the Port of London Authority, the WWII era German bomb measured approximately 2ft long. The nearby train station was also shutdown as the operation was carried out in the area adjacent to the Houses of Parliament.

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