Teenagers discover live warheads

Disposal teams had to be called out in Kent when two 12 year old boys brought home a pair of unexploded bombs from the Second World War.

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Boys bring home bombs after metal detecting

Disposal teams have had to be called out in Kent after two 12-year-old boys brought home a pair of unexploded bombs from the Second World War.

The friends from Hawkinge discovered the rocket heads while they were metal detecting in a field just a few hundred yards from their home.

Army bomb experts told the boys that the weapons could have done serious damage to anything within six feet of them if they had gone off.

One of the boys got the metal detector for Christmas, and it was the first time they'd used it.

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