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.