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Leiston: Bomb disposal units called to deal with unexploded shell

PUBLISHED: 17:15 24 July 2014 | UPDATED: 17:15 24 July 2014

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Bomb disposal units were called to a farmer’s field near Leiston Abbey this afternoon to remove an unexploded shell.

The shell, which measured 3ins in diameter and 8ins in length was thought to be a Second World War mortar.

Police received reports of the discovery at 1.30pm.

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