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My hotel was right by there and I walked up and down that street a dozen times. I don’t remember a fireworks factory being there but maybe things have changed.
 

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I dunno what a "like" on Thumped will do for you, but there you are.
 

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it is shocking to see the force so clearly.

how many bombs are their in the world today? fuck sakes.
 

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Someone on one of those twitter threads said they did the sums and that much ammonium nitrate was about the same as a 1.1 kiloton nuclear bomb. Which is about 1/15th the size of the bomb dropped on Nagasaki. And about 1/1200th the size of this: B83 nuclear bomb - Wikipedia
 

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According to a survey conducted in 2000, by the United Kingdom Maritime and Coastguard Agency,[5] the wreck still held munitions containing approximately 1,400 tonnes (1,500 short tons) of TNT high explosive.[5] These comprise the following items of ordnance:


 

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According to a survey conducted in 2000, by the United Kingdom Maritime and Coastguard Agency,[5] the wreck still held munitions containing approximately 1,400 tonnes (1,500 short tons) of TNT high explosive.[5] These comprise the following items of ordnance:



We're all very aware of that over here. It's taken as a given that it'll go off one day, and that'll be the end of Gillingham FC.

It's like living in Naples but with worse food.
 

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We're all very aware of that over here. It's taken as a given that it'll go off one day, and that'll be the end of Gillingham FC.

It's like living in Naples but with worse food.
i think that list does the issue a disservice too. you hear occasional stories like 'an unexploded thousand pound bomb has been found during clearance works for a car park in bremen and the surrounding area to 1km radius has been cleared'.

there are over *four thousand* of them on that ship.
 

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