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Bridge closed after WWII UXO found in the Thames

The Shillingford Bridge, Shillingford was closed after the discovery of a World War Two shell in the River Thames. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team attended and safely disposed of the item in a nearby field. See article: https://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/19241640.police-close-shillingford-bridge-discovery-water/

Unexploded ordnance (UXO) found on beach at Bembridge, Isle of Wight

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team carry out controlled explosion after the discovery of what is believed to be a 3-inch mortar. See article: https://www.islandecho.co.uk/controlled-explosion-to-be-carried-out-after-ordnance-discovered-in-bembridge/

Suspected mortar found in Wolverhampton canal

The area around the canal network in Horseley Fields was closed off and an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team were called on Easter Monday. See article: https://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-hubs/wolverhampton/2021/04/05/wolverhampton-canal-sealed-off-as-suspected-mortar-removed/

UXO discovered twice in Canterbury within one afternoon

Both items of Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) were dealt with by an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team who carried out a controlled explosions. See article: https://www.kentonline.co.uk/canterbury/news/two-bomb-alerts-just-hours-apart-244901/

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