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UK: Police discover, disarm 2 bombs found in unused London flat

From WN

An abandoned northwest London flat under construction was evacuated and the area sealed off Wednesday when two suspected bombs were discovered, sparking a large counter-terror operation, The Daily Mail reported.

The two suspicious items were discovered at the flat in Craven Park, Harlesden Wednesday morning and are believed to be improvised explosive devices, the report said.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Counter Terrorism Command launched an investigation, the report said. The two devices were subsequently made safe and removed from the flat while the investigation continues.

After further searches were conducted around the flat, the newspaper reported, the area has now been deemed safe and residents were permitted to return to their homes.

Police are now focusing on how the explosives ended up in the flat and are questioning neighbors, the report said., Jack Durschlag

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