Ireland: Controlled explosion on grounds of St James’ Hospital after ‘explosive’ chemical discovered

The Defence Forces has carried out a controlled explosion on the grounds of St James’ Hospital in Dublin 8 this morning after chemical material was discovered. Following a request from An Garda Síochána, an Army Bomb Disposal Team were tasked Read More …

Iowa: Pipe bomb found, safely detonated at Ankeny polling location

Voting was interrupted for about three hours Tuesday when a pipe bomb was found outside an Iowa polling location, officials said. A couple walking their dog found the device just before 9:30 a.m. outside Lakeside Center, a multipurpose building in Read More …

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: 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 …

UK: Huge explosion as army dispose of unexploded bomb found on golf course in Wiltshire

The army disposed of an unexploded bomb found on a golf course this morning. Wiltshire Police were alerted to the discovery at Ogbourne Downs Golf Club at around 9.30am, which was followed by an immediate call to the bomb disposal Read More …

Royal Navy blow up World War Two mortar bomb found on beach in Cornwall

A bomb dating back to the Second World War which was found on a Cornish beach has been detonated safely. Members of the Royal Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) attended Hayle beach at around 8.30am today (January 12) to carry Read More …