Bomb discovered in Comberton

EXPLOSIVES FOUND: Police evacuated homes in Comberton, Kidderminster.

EXPLOSIVES FOUND: Police evacuated homes in Comberton, Kidderminster.

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RESIDENTS of Norton Road in Comberton, Kidderminster, were evacuated by police after a bomb was discovered.

The explosive device was found in a pile of metal brought onto the estate by a scrap merchant.

Officers from West Mercia Police cordoned off the road and surrounding areas, while bomb disposal experts removed the item and made the neighbourhood safe.

Members of the public were taken to St Chad’s Church community hall where they were given drinks and kept up-to-date.

After two hours members of the public were allowed back to their homes.

Superintendent Kevin Purcell, who is responsible for North Worcestershire, tweeted: “Norton Road, Comberton, Kidderminster this afternoon. Evacuation as device considered a potential threat. Military to remove. Not terrorism.”

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12:59pm Tue 17 Jun 14

CYNIC_AL says...

Should've detonated it. It would've cause thousands of pounds worth of improvements to the surrounding area...
Should've detonated it. It would've cause thousands of pounds worth of improvements to the surrounding area... CYNIC_AL
  • Score: 6

2:24pm Tue 17 Jun 14

gypsyman1 says...

CYNIC_AL wrote:
Should've detonated it. It would've cause thousands of pounds worth of improvements to the surrounding area...
not the brightest spark in the book are you
[quote][p][bold]CYNIC_AL[/bold] wrote: Should've detonated it. It would've cause thousands of pounds worth of improvements to the surrounding area...[/p][/quote]not the brightest spark in the book are you gypsyman1
  • Score: -4

4:55pm Tue 17 Jun 14

JKay00 says...

'not terrorism', never!
'not terrorism', never! JKay00
  • Score: 0

5:06pm Tue 17 Jun 14

Bcfc1186 says...

Again, the Shuttle reporting that 'a bomb' was discovered. Which is a complete lie.
Again, the Shuttle reporting that 'a bomb' was discovered. Which is a complete lie. Bcfc1186
  • Score: 3

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