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Brighton explosion: WW2 mortar destroyed in explosion.

THE CITY centre was cordoned off over fears of an unexploded bomb. Police were called to Valley Gardens near St Peter’s Church in Brighton shortly after lunchtime. Witnesses recorded how the police’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit was sent to the scene, and roads in the area were closed off.  A...

Second suspected unexploded device found in Brighton

Another area of Brighton has been cordoned off as police and Explosive Ordnance Disposal personnel attend to a suspected unexploded munition – the second in a day. The rusted item, though to be a small shell, was found in the garden of a house in Chatham Place, Brighton and...

Army bomb squad called to blow up ‘unexploded ordnance’ at Shawforth farm

Personnel from the British Army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal have blown up suspected ‘unexploded ordnance’ in the Shawforth area of Lancashire this evening (May 6). The British Army has this evening (May 6) been called to a Shawforth farm after getting reports of ‘unexploded ordnance’ on farmland. The incident happened...

Discovery of unexploded wartime bomb sees military experts called in

The discovery of a wartime bomb has seen military experts called in to deal with the device after disruption rail services. The bomb was found near the railway near Blackhall, north of Hartlepool on Monday evening. Northern Rail told customers at 5pm that services may be cancelled or delayed.The device was...

Weymouth woman ‘threw unexploded WW2 bomb across garden’

A woman who dug up an unexploded World War Two bomb in her garden said she threw it across the lawn for her dog before she realised what it was. Lulu Cirillo, 49, was gardening at her home in Weymouth when her spade struck the bomb 10in (25.4cm) down. She...

Bomb disposal experts called in following Yaverland discovery

Bomb disposal experts from Portsmouth are on the Isle of Wight this morning (Friday 10th April 2020) to investigate and potentially detonate a piece of suspected ordnance at Yaverland. As first reported by Island Echo, Bembridge Coastguard Rescue Team was called out to the beach at Yaverland near Sandown...

WWII bombs detonated off Lanikai, Hawaii.

Navy explosive ordnance disposal technicians on Monday detonated explosives to destroy two World War II-era 100-pound gravity bombs and removed other ordnance from the highly-traveled channel between Lanikai and Mokulua North, otherwise known as Mokunui Islet.

Ten World War II era munitions removed from waters off Lanikai

With three successive “fire-in-the-hole” warnings, LT Jordan Bethke of the U.S. Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team (Detachment Mid-Pacific) set off C-4 explosives attached to two potential Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) off Lanikai Beach this afternoon.

UXO found during construction

UXO found during construction on 22nd April in the area of St Nazaire. The bomb was attended by the Securite Civil and later reported as US 900Kg (2000lb) air dropped bomb which was removed on 23rd April, for subsequent disposal.

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