Update: Controlled explosion in Kidlington after suspected Second World War shell is found (From Oxford Mail)
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Update: Controlled explosion in Kidlington after suspected Second World War shell is found
Updated 4:34pm Saturday 7th June 2014 in News
A CONTROLLED explosion has taken place after a suspected Second World War live mortar shell was found in Kidlington.
It is understood the police were alerted this afternoon after a woman discovered the shell in her back garden.
The police and bomb disposal team from RAF Northolt arrived at the scene shortly before 3pm
Police have said a controlled explosion took place at a location nearby and the shell has been safely disposed of.