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Suspected Artillery Shell Found in Stourport-on-Severn

On Thursday 16th May, officers at West Mercia Police received reports of an item of unexploded ordnance being discovered in a garden on Yarranton Close, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team attended the scene and the device was destroyed in a controlled explosion in a nearby field. The exact nature of the device is unconfirmed – it has been variously reported as a ‘WWII artillery shell’ and ‘WWI-era 13lb artillery shell’.


Yarranton Close: Bomb Disposal detonate WWII device | Kidderminster Shuttle

Stourport homes evacuated after World War One device found – BBC News

Image Credits: Kidderminster Shuttle, courtesy of West Mercia Police.

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