UXO Found on the Banks of the River Humber

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 (EOD) team was subsequently mobilised.

The EOD team decided to undertake a controlled explosion to make the device safe.

See: https://www.itv.com/news/calendar/2021-09-02/controlled-explosion-carried-out-in-hull-as-bomb-squad-called-out-to-device