Oxford MailUpdate: 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

Oxford Mail: Suspected Second World War shell found in Kidlington Suspected Second World War shell found in Kidlington

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. 

 

 

 

 

 

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