Experts get ready to blow up 500 pound bomb

The wartime bomb that has been discovered in Thetford Forest

Bomb disposal experts are getting ready to carry out a control explosion at Thetford Forest on the Norfolk and Suffolk border after a 500 pound bomb and live mortar shell were found.

The devices were discovered at 12.30 yesterday afternoon in the forest, near the B1106.

Police have a one mile cordon in place around the bomb.