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Choc-ablock

Thousands of motorists were halted by a road choc - when 21 tons of liquid chocolate fell off a lorry in Bitburg, Germany.

The truck - driving from Poland - overturned spilling canisters of white and milk chocolate all over the road.

"It's incredibly sticky stuff and the road had to be shut for most of the day while we hosed down the road," said one firefighter.

Driver Marek Kolvichi, 28, who was unhurt in the spill, said: "I don't think I ever want to see or smell another bar of chocolate in my life."

German Herald





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