Unexploded Shell Found in the Canal at Acocks Green

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team was called to a section of the canal in Acocks Green, Birmingham, after magnet fishermen pulled out a suspected unexploded shell.

A local family were undertaking the increasingly popular hobby when the unexpected find occurred, with the Police being called to assess the situation and secure the area.

The EOD team was mobilised to ensure that the device was safe to remove.

See: https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/bomb-squad-acocks-green-street-19883376