Controlled Explosion for UXO Found Near Oxfordshire Bridge

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team carried out a controlled explosion after Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) was found by magnet fishermen at Shillingford Bridge in Oxfordshire.

Police temporarily closed the bridge after being alerted to the find, before mobilising an EOD team.

The EOD team moved the item – reported as a WWII-era shell – to a nearby field where it was safely destroyed.