WWII bomb detonated in Exeter - Homes left with blown-out windows.

HOMES located in the shadow of a World War II bomb detonated by military experts have been left with blown out windows and shocking structural damage.

Huge shards of metal from the explosion landed on neighbouring properties and a specialist crane is now heading to Exeter city centre to clear the debris.

The deadly device - believed to be a 1,000kg 'Hermann' bomb used by the Nazis - was discovered on a building site to the west of the University of Exeter on Friday morning.

Initially, a 100-metre cordon was thrown up around the device, but this was extended to 400 metres on Saturday afternoon at the request of the Royal Navy bomb disposal team.

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IT'LL COST A BOMB Homes left with blown-out windows after 1,000kg WWII bomb detonated in Exeter
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