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Smoke Grenade Find Causes Damage to Deal Kitchen

Smoke Grenade Find Causes Damage to Deal Kitchen

14/12/2020

A mother and daughter in Deal, Kent had a lucky escape after a suspected fossil they had found on the beach at Sandown turned out to be a smoke grenade.   On returning the item home the grenade began to emit white smoke and set alight, indicating a white phosphorus filling. Fortunately, the mot...

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Unexploded Hand Grenade Found in Hampstead Heath Pond

Unexploded Hand Grenade Found in Hampstead Heath Pond

14/12/2020

An unexploded hand grenade was found by a fisherman in a pond at Hampstead Heath in London. Police sealed off the area and called in an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team after the No. 36 hand grenade (‘Mills Bomb’) was hooked by an angler.   The EOD team decided to undertake a ...

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World War One Artillery Shell Dredged Up in Newark Marina

World War One Artillery Shell Dredged Up in Newark Marina

08/12/2020

A controlled explosion was carried out after a World War One artillery shell was dredged up in Newark Marina in Nottinghamshire. A new entrance to the river was being created when the suspected 18-pounder shell was found.   After Police were called in, an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team ...

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Unexploded Device Found in Canal at Smethwick

Unexploded Device Found in Canal at Smethwick

04/12/2020

A suspected unexploded device (exact type unknown) was found in the canal near Smethwick in the West Midlands, resulting in several local road closures.   An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team attended the scene and due to the declining light asked the Police to keep the security cordon in ...

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(tweeted 19th January 2021)
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