Sendai airport

Japanese airport re-opens after wartime bomb found

A huge unexploded wartime bomb found at a construction site near the runway of Sendai Airport in Japan. Photo: AFP

A major airport in northern Japan re-opened on Wednesday after bomb squads barricaded the area around an unexploded bomb from the second world war.

Wednesday, 31 October, 2012, 2:46pm

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Sendai airport in Japan. Photo: AP

A major airport in northern Japan was closed on Tuesday after construction workers found an unexploded bomb believed to be from the second world war.

30 Oct 2012 - 2:59pm