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WW2 UXO is discovered at Tilbury Docks in Essex

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team were called to Tilbury, Essex, following the discovery of unexploded ordnance (UXO) from WW2. See article: https://www.essexlive.news/news/essex-news/port-tilbury-docks-ww2-bomb-4437893

Erosion causes 170 UXO items to appear on an East Yorkshire beach overnight

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams continue to clear Cowden Sands, Mappleton of unexploded ordnance (UXO) which remain from when it was formerly used by the RAF and US Air Force as a practice bombing range. See article: https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/hull-east-yorkshire-news/cowden-sands-bombs-removed-army-4403069

More than 100 unexploded WW2 ordnance items washed up on the coast of Cumbria

A member of the public stumbled upon the items and immediately alerted the coastguard. Furness Coastguard were brought in for assistance, alongside an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team. See article: https://www.nwemail.co.uk/news/18623891.bomb-squad-discover-100-unexploded-war-ordnance-dunes/

Buried WWII firearm found near Bury St. Edmunds

St Edmundsbury Police were called to a building site when contractors found a possible World War Two firearm and ammunition while excavating during work at a Thorpe Morieux farm. See article: https://www.buryfreepress.co.uk/news/police-called-after-world-war-two-gun-found-at-thorpe-morieux-farm-9117995/

2,000 people evacuated after WWII UXO found at Hong Kong construction site

Unexploded ordnance (UXO) unearthed on construction site for pedestrian tunnel on Muk Yuen Street near Concorde Road in Hong Kong. 6 Alpha’s South East Asia business is headquartered in Hong Kong. We are available to advise and manage our regional Clients’ unexploded ordnance risks. See article: https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/society/article/3093478/unexploded-second-world-war-bomb-found-hong-kong

Unexploded WWII landmine found on farmland in Andover

Metal detectorist discovers WWII UXO. Police called explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team who carried out a controlled explosion. See article: https://www.basingstokegazette.co.uk/news/regional/andover/18576524.unexploded-wwii-landmine-found-apsley-farms-andover/

UXO from WWII found at port city of Saint-Nazaire, France

Hundreds of people had to leave their homes in a coastal French city on Wednesday to allow explosive experts to deal with a 500Kg bomb from World War II. See article: https://uk.news.yahoo.com/experts-remove-british-wwii-bomb-french-port-city-174100365.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAL3w3wT3Fo1sJwuCq4LZjAvoMfCGYZks2tWaRVWiHmWCNtbSpqHESi3lM9FPhTHEM84pLzlPYGUuCiThzTmAwdrr0F_mICr-ildpMrHN3lg5R6AGAMbm_6MEfkxLtAq1HpC4AMhqRtT_IEiVKVFobDCKS23pNmUtlu9winAyYUBR

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