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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.
The Second World War era bomb discovered in a field in St Eval has been securely detonated by bomb disposal experts.
The bomb, weighing 50kg, was discovered by South West Water staff yesterday.
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.
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.