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World War II bomb forces mass evacuation in central Berlin

BERLIN: German police began evacuating thousands of people around Berlin's central railway station on Friday, as bomb disposal experts prepare to move in to defuse an unexploded World War II explosive unearthed on a building site. Trains, trams and buses were halted or rerouted as police using a van-mounted loud-hailer announced the operation to dispose of the British 500-kilogramme (1,100-pound) bomb found more than 70 years after the war. Authorities have declared an exclusion zone with an 800-metre (yard) radius…