Controlled explosion will dispose of 'unexploded shell'

Bucks Free Press: Controlled explosion will dispose of 'unexploded shell' Controlled explosion will dispose of 'unexploded shell'

A CONTROLLED explosion is set to take place this afternoon in the Booker area, following the discovery of an “unexploded shell” in Wycombe Marsh today.

Police cordoned off Chequers Avenue, which leads to a building site, after contractors discovered the suspected explosive this morning.

Builders working on a site in Sierra Road discovered a device, believed to be a Second World War hand grenade, shortly before 10am.

Police have confirmed the shell will now be moved to a safe location in the area of Booker Airfield so that a controlled explosion can take place.

Workers have now returned to the construction site, which was evacuated this morning.

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4:31pm Tue 8 Jul 14

GeoffSimspon says...

I think Lee Chapman should take the blame for this one. He is always wanting a day of work.
I think Lee Chapman should take the blame for this one. He is always wanting a day of work. GeoffSimspon
  • Score: 5

7:05pm Tue 8 Jul 14

crob says...

It was exploded up at the airfield this afternoon...
It was exploded up at the airfield this afternoon... crob
  • Score: 2
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