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World War Two artillery shell found in Northamptonshire Industrial Estate

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Bomb disposal experts were called to an industrial estate in Northamptonshire after a suspected explosive device was discovered.

Police said they received a call from a member of the public at 12.50pm this afternoon following the discovery of a “historic device” in Meadow Close on the Finedon Road Industrial Estate in Wellingborough.

As a result, several buildings in the area have been evacuated while the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team was called in. It was then established the device was an empty artillery shell.

 

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