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Unexploded depth charge found in fishing catch

Coast Guard officers blockaded a fishing port in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan after an unexploded depth charge was found on a fishing vessel while the crew was unloading the catch at the fish market. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team removed the item to safe disposal. See article:

UXO found on Slapton Sands beach in Devon

Believed to be three World War Two anti-tank mines. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team carried out a controlled explosion at the scene. See article: https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/ww2-mines-prawle-point-exploded-4911842

EOD team dispose of unexploded ordnance found on golf course

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team safely disposed of what’s believed to be a two inch mortar after it was discovered at Ogbourne Downs Golf Club, Wiltshire. See article: https://www.wiltshire999s.co.uk/huge-explosion-as-army-dispose-of-unexploded-bomb-found-on-golf-course/

Congratulations to Ben

Congratulations to Ben Wilkinson who has recently been appointed as Director of Land Operations at 6 Alpha Associates.

WWII UXO found on a Cornish beach

Found on the beach at Hayle, close to the Sandy Acres campsite. The item is believed to be a mortar. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team will carry out safe disposal of the item. See article: https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/cornwall-news/unexploded-second-world-war-mortar-4877970

Suspected Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) found in Hyde

No controlled explosion was required at the scene. The item has been removed by an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team. See article: https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/breaking-bomb-squad-hyde-live-19588686

Unexploded hand grenade pulled from River Thames

Reading magnet fisherman pulls unexploded hand grenade from River Thames. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team attended and removed the item. See article: https://www.getreading.co.uk/news/reading-berkshire-news/reading-magnet-fisherman-reveals-extraordinary-19598179

Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) found off the coast of Chalkwell beach

Further UXO items discovered on a beach near Southend-On-Sea, following items found before Christmas by local bait diggers. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team attended and the removed items. See article: https://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/18986844.bombs-ordnance-found-chalkwell-beach-southend/

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