Dangerous grenades found on Plymouth roundabout

Road closures are causing rush hour traffic problems. Credit: ITV West Country

There's traffic chaos in Plymouth tonight after the discovery of 8 phosphorus grenades.

They were located by a road worker on the central reservation at Derriford roundabout on the A386 Tavistock Road.

Diversions are in place and the bomb squad are at the scene.

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Police were alerted at 2.35pm to suspected unexploded ordnance grenades on the northbound carriageway opposite Pizza Hut.

Officers said the bottles are similar to milk bottles, containing a yellow substance and are thought to be phosphorous white grenades.

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Highways workers have been evacuated from the area while emergency services work at the scene.