World War Two Shell Found Near Purbeck

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team was called out after a member of the public found a suspected World War Two-era shell near Purbeck, Dorset. The shell was found near Arne Nature Reserve, an area used by the military for training during the war.

After Police attended and put in place a security cordon, the EOD team arrived and removed the shell for safe disposal.