Premises in Rotherwas Ind estate hereford, being evacuated after a unexploded device has been found. No Access in, avoid area at all costs.
Officers are dealing with an incident in Hereford where a World War II military shell has been found.
The shell was found today (22 February) on Holme Lacy Road in Hereford following some excavation work on a site. The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit have been called and a 100m cordon has been put in place in the surrounding area.
Holme Lacy Road has been closed in both directions from the roundabout at Gate House Road to Fordshill Road until further notice.
Inspector Jerry Coyd said:
The cordon and road closure has been put in place as a precaution and we are working with explosive experts to remove the shell from the area.
We hope to have this resolved as quickly as possible.
It's a World War II bomb shell, the experts - The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit have been called
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Health officials say that even though visitors are now allowed back on the ward, they're asking for anyone with diarrhoea and vomiting not to visit until they're free of the symptoms for 48 hours.
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Officers are keen to stress that the person in the CCTV is not a suspect, but hasn't been identified and could provide vital information.
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The line is closed between Hereford and Shrewsbury and is expected to be until 9.30am this morning.
Tickets are being accepted on London Midland, Cross Country and Virgin Trains.
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