UPDATE: Bomb disposal team called after shell found in Weymouth garden

Dorset Echo: A bomb disposal team in Weymouth this evening. Photo by Bev Guilbert A bomb disposal team in Weymouth this evening. Photo by Bev Guilbert

A BOMB disposal team was called to Weymouth this evening after a shell was dug up in a garden.

Police were called to Holly Road, off Abbotsbury Road, at around 6.30pm.

A Royal Logistics Corps Bomb Disposal Unit was dispatched from Tidworth, Wiltshire, following the discovery.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Defence said: “The 13lb shell was dug up in a garden.

“It was inert and wasn’t active.

“It was collected by the team for assessment and has been taken back to Tidworth for disposal.”

The spokesman said the type of shell was not yet known.

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8:35pm Tue 27 May 14

Under35andout says...

make of shell unknown , give you a clue it was german lol
make of shell unknown , give you a clue it was german lol Under35andout
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10:17pm Tue 27 May 14

jmc1 says...

Under35andout wrote:
make of shell unknown , give you a clue it was german lol
Type of shell,not make of shell
[quote][p][bold]Under35andout[/bold] wrote: make of shell unknown , give you a clue it was german lol[/p][/quote]Type of shell,not make of shell jmc1
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