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Bomb squad called to Dartford after wartime device discovered

The bomb squad was called in to Dartford earlier today, March 10, after an old wartime shell was found. Dartford Police were called out to Coleridge Road in Dartford around 9:30am after a suspected wartime munitions device was discovered. Officers attended the scene, and Explosive Ordnance Disposal experts were called in to assess the situation....

Army bomb disposal called to ‘ordnance’ find at Sandwich Bay.

An Army bomb disposal team has been alerted to an ordnance find at Sandwich Bay today (March 5). The Royal Logistic Corps Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team is on site and a 500 metre exclusion zone is in place. Tony Ovenden, from the Thanet and Sandwich coastal finds group,...

Bomb squad called to Newmarket

A military bomb squad has been called to safely detonate unexploded ordnance found by a member of the public. Suffolk Constabulary said they were called to Newmarket after a resident reported discovering the ordnance and taking it home. Police then called a bomb disposal unit from Colchester to dispose...

New dates for Oceanology International 2020

Reed Exhibitions has today announced that Oceanology International London 2020, originally scheduled for March 17-19, 2020, will now take place from 1-3 December at the Excel London, following the escalation of COVID-19 in Europe. So we will see you in December.

Engineer killed after old bomb he tried to cut open explodes

Engineer killed after old bomb he tried to cut open explodes. An engineer was killed Wednesday when a large World War II-era bomb he tried to cut into pieces using an electric steel cutter exploded. The body of Vincent Claus Degula was mangled almost beyond recognition when the bomb...

Wartime bomb unearthed in Hong Kong defused in 12-hour police operation

A wartime bomb unearthed on a construction site near a hotel and temple in Hong Kong’s Happy Valley was defused early on Sunday morning, 12 hours after first being discovered. As police bomb disposal experts worked to disarm the World War II bomb, about 300 hotel guests and temple...

SAGEEP 2020

6 Alpha’s MD, Simon Cooke has been invited to present at SAGEEP 2020 in Denver Colorado on 31 March 2020.

Workmen pose for selfies with WWII BOMB before being warned it could explode

WORKMEN posed for selfies with a World War Two BOMB before they were told to down their tools and run in fear it could still explode. Landscape gardener Stephen Cochrane, 36, and his men found the unexploded device while digging foundations for a new fence in Weeton, North Yorkshire....

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