Exeter WW2 bomb: Doors and windows ‘blown through’

Properties in Exeter are being assessed for structural damage after the controlled detonation of a World War Two bomb. A structural engineer said doors and windows of nearby houses had been “blown through” by the blast. Hundreds of people evacuated Read More …

UK: Exeter residents evacuated as Royal Logistics Corps prepare to detonate World War Two bomb

A suspected second world war bomb discovered in Exeter will be detonated, police have confirmed. Thousands of people were evacuated from their homes in the city while authorities investigated the device, according to police. A 400-metre (1,300-ft) cordon was in Read More …

UK: Controlled explosion carried out at Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve

A controlled explosion of ‘what appears to be a historic mortar shell’ has been carried out at Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve today (Monday). Police confirmed the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team were called to the nature reserve, situated between Portishead Read More …

UK: Huge crater in Huddersfield school field after bomb squad blow up ‘volatile chemicals’

A massive crater has been left on Newsome High School’s playing fields after the army carried out a controlled explosion there today (Thursday). YorkshireLive understands a ‘volatile chemical’, which needed disposing of, was found in a cupboard at the University Read More …