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Danger UXB - Unexploded Bomb Found in London

22 April 2016 | Updated 01 January 1970

Firefighters Firefighters and the Police are at the scene of what is believed to be an unexploded World War Two bomb found near to Lee High Road in Lewisham in London.

One fire engine and around five firefighters from Lee Green fire station are standing by to assist police if needed after the ordnance was found on a building site on Boone Street

A 200 metre safety cordon is in place and police have evacuated a school and a number of properties in the area as a precaution.

A number of road closures are also in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.

Police officers have been joined by specialist officers with a knowledge of explosives.

Picture - Closed streets in Lewisham, London where an unexploded WW2 bomb was thought to be found



Article written by Robin Snow | Published 22 April 2016


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