Bomb discovered

a 50 kilo bomb has been discovered near Newquay.

Controlled explosion carried out on Newquay bomb

The German bomb Credit: MoD

Royal Naval bomb disposal experts have carried out a controlled explosion on a World War Two bomb found in a field near Newquay yesterday.

Roads were closed after a team of specialist ammunition workers found the device while they were clearing a field with South West Water staff near the St Eval kart circuit. The 50 kilogramme bomb was found at the site of a former munitions store.

Work to detonated the German bomb Credit: MoD
The scene near St Eval Credit: MoD

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World War Two bomb found in Newquay

Bomb disposal experts have been called to a field near Newquay after the discovery of a World War Two bomb.

Roads were closed after a team of specialist ammunition workers found the bomb while they were clearing a field with South West Water staff near the St Ev-al kart circuit. It's expected that a controlled explosion will be carried out at the scene tomorrow morning.

We spoke to Lee Andrews, a specialist in battlefield clearance.

50kg bomb discovered near Newquay

It's been reported that a German Second World War era bomb has been discovered by workmen in a field close to the St Eval Kart Circuit.

The 50 kilo unexploded device was found earlier this afternoon.

The area has been cordoned off, but there was no major evacuation.