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Army shell misses village before exploding in field in Wiltshire

A wayward army shell narrowly missed two villages, a school, a main village railway line and a road before exploding in a farmers' field.

Lucky local residents as army shell explodes in field

Video. A wayward army shell narrowly missed two villages, a school, a main railway line and a road, before exploding in a farmers' field. It was fired on Salisbury Plain, landing five miles away from the usual army training area and landing near the village of Patney.

Live firing has been suspended as a military investigation is underway.

Robert Murphey reports and spoke to Farmer Andrew Snook.

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