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WWI-Era Shell Found in the River Thames at Oxford

Screenshot 2023 10 17 083030An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team was called to an area near Folly Bridge in Oxford after the discovery of a suspected World War One-era shell.

A security cordon was put in place and nearby locks temporarily closed after a magnet fisherman snared the device in the River Thames.

The EOD team removed the shell for safe disposal.