Unexploded ‘Tank Cartridge’ Found in Manchester City Centre

Parts of Manchester city centre were evacuated after the discovery of an ‘unexploded tank cartridge’ on a building site in New Quay Streets. Properties and businesses were evacuated, and bridge across the River Irwell was closed, as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team was mobilised.

The EOD team assessed the device as safe to remove and the evacuation cordon was lifted after three hours.

See: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/manchester-city-centre-evacuated-bomb-tank-shell-cartridge-new-quay-street-latest-a8599581.html