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Police take samples from Lincolnshire lake after mustard gas canister discovery

Police are stationed near Stixwould Lake in Lincolnshire Photo: ITV Yorkshire

Police have confirmed they're taking water samples from a lake in Lincolnshire - following the discovery of poisonous mustard gas canisters in nearby woodland.

Road blocks are still in force near Roughton woods Credit: ITV Yorkshire

There's been a military presence near Stixwould Lake near Woodhall Spa after the find at Roughton Woods on Sunday.

Two people needed hospital treatment for minor burns after uncovering them.

The military is also present at Stixwould lakes where police say water samples have been taken Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Three people arrested following the discovery have since been bailed.