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Navy special forces defuse underwater WWII-era bomb

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Members of the Underwater Demolition Command of the Hellenic Navy defused WWII-era explosives that had been sunk in the bay surrounding the Peloponnesian city of Monemvasia over two weeks in April.

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This second phase of the defusal operation took place from April 8 to April 23 and included retrieval of the explosives, transporting them to a safe location, before neutralizing them through controlled explosions.