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Man unwittingly took home unexploded ordnance (UXO) after beach trip

A man finds an unusual item while enjoying a trip to the Portico Docks area of Portsmouth earlier this month and took it home with him to Weston-super-Mare. He then realises it was an item of unexploded ordnance. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team were called to his home...

Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) at Bourne Road, Colchester

It is believed an unexploded grenade was pulled from Bourne Pond. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team attended and carried out a controlled explosion at the scene. See article: https://www.essexlive.news/news/essex-news/loud-bang-colchester-bourne-pond-4726700

WW2 Unexploded Ordnance found in sea off Guernsey

An unexploded World War Two item has been disposed of by a Royal Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team near the entrance to the Queen Elizabeth II Marina, Guernsey. See article: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-guernsey-54960675

Unexploded ordnance (UXO) found on White Lund Industrial Estate in Morecambe

What is believed to be a shell was uncovered by contractors doing work in the area. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team have been requested to attend. Police have put a cordon in place. See article: https://www.lancasterguardian.co.uk/news/police-dealing-incident-after-reports-unexploded-bomb-found-white-lund-industrial-estate-morecambe-3037597

Hollandse Kust Zuid I & II Team dispose of WWII UXO

The Royal Netherlands Navy has disposed of unexploded ordnance (UXO) found at the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) I & II project site, where Vattenfall will build a 750 MW offshore wind farm. See article:

UXO hold up German castle’s restoration

Gardens of the Babelsberg Palace in Potsdam must be probed for unexploded ordnance before further renovations can take place. See article: https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/german-palace-faces-bomb-disposal-quandary

20 rounds of ammunition found by horticulture student

A student’s assessment was brought to a sudden halt after he unearthed 20 rounds of ammunition in Little Compton, Warwickshire. Police were called who then removed the ammunition for disposal. See article:

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