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Unexploded Wartime Shell Discovered at Tata Steel Port Talbot Works

Steel News - Published on Fri, 24 Jan 2020

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British media reported that part of a steelworks factory had to be evacuated after an unexploded World War Two bomb was found. The shell was unearthed during construction work at Tata Steel's Port Talbot plant. Ordnance bomb disposal officers have removed the device and a cordon put in place has now been removed

A Tata spokesman said "Builders working on the site discovered what appeared to be unexploded ordnance from the Second World War. The emergency services were alerted, an area around the discovery evacuated and made safe, and the bomb disposal service informed."

South Wales Police said the temporary evacuation was a precaution and the site has now reopened.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Fri, 24 Jan 2020
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