Army bomb disposal unit carried out controlled explosion of grenade at building site in Deepcut

A bomb disposal unit carried out a controlled explosion of a “legacy grenade” at a building site in Deepcut.

The Army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team were called to a building site close to Aisne Road in Deepcut at around 2pm on Friday (August 9) at the request of Surrey Police.

The bomb disposal unit found a grenade at the site that had been discovered by construction workers. They carried out a controlled explosion to safely destroy the grenade and make the area safe.

A witness at the scene described hearing a “loud bang” in the area before picturing a police presence and bomb disposal van. The picture shows a plume of dust in the background of the building site, where the controlled explosion had just taken place.

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Source: SurreyLive