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Unexploded Shell Found in York Destroyed in Controlled Explosion

Unexploded Shell Found in York Destroyed in Controlled Explosion

06/09/2021

A controlled explosion was carried out after the discovery of an unexploded shell at Walmgate Stray in York.  The shell was found by a metal detectorist, who called the Police, who subsequently put in place a security cordon overnight.   The shell was destroyed in a controlled explosion insitu...

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UXO Found on the Banks of the River Humber

UXO Found on the Banks of the River Humber

02/09/2021

A controlled explosion was carried out after the discovery of a suspected practice bomb on the banks of the River Humber at St Andrew’s Dock in Hull.   The Coastguard were initially informed after the device was discovered near some former lock gates and an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EO...

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Controlled Explosion for WWII Ordnance Fished out of River Severn

Controlled Explosion for WWII Ordnance Fished out of River Severn

31/08/2021

A controlled explosion was carried out after a WWII-era device was fished out of the River Severn at Bewdley in Worcestershire. Police closed a bridge and evacuated several businesses prior to an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team attending.   The EOD team moved the device (type unspecified...

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Controlled Explosion for Mortar Found in Norwich Park

Controlled Explosion for Mortar Found in Norwich Park

17/08/2021

An unexploded mortar found in Norwich has been destroyed in a controlled explosion. Workmen for the council found the device in a park and called police, who then mobilised an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team.   The EOD team safely detonated the mortar within the park grounds.   See:...

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500kg Unexploded Bomb found by fishermen in the Solent destroyed in controlled explosion zeticauxo.com/500kg-uxb-foun…

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(tweeted 27th September 2021)

Pigs dig up mortar on Norfolk farm – controlled explosion takes place zeticauxo.com/pigs-dig-up-mo… #UXO #EOD

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(tweeted 21st September 2021)