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WWII bomb discovered near Geylang junction

Police evacuate residents in area as SAF bomb experts remove war relic

Published on Sep 18, 2012 6:00 AM

A world War II bomb was discovered on Monday near a busy intersection in Geylang.

Police said that they received a call at 12.40pm saying it had been found at the junction of Lorong 22 and Guillemard Road.

Bomb disposal specialists from the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) arrived on the scene to remove the war relic, which was discovered on a patch of grass between a disused four-storey apartment and a drain. It was unclear how the bomb was found.

Roads leading to the area were cordoned off, including Lorong 22 and Guillemard Road between Mountbatten Road and Cassia Crescent. This caused a traffic jam.

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