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Unexploded bomb found in Fornham St Genevieve field

PUBLISHED: 16:14 07 April 2016 | UPDATED: 10:26 12 April 2016

The bomb, which was found in a field in Fornham St Genevieve.

The bomb, which was found in a field in Fornham St Genevieve.

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An unexploded bomb was found in a field in Fornham St Genevieve this afternoon.

The bomb, which was found in a field in Fornham St Genevieve.The bomb, which was found in a field in Fornham St Genevieve.

Suffolk police were called at 12.40pm, after a call was made by people that were undertaking an archaelogical dig, a force spokesman said.

It is believed they discovered a 29mm Spigot mortar bomb.

The bomb, which was found in a field in Fornham St Genevieve.The bomb, which was found in a field in Fornham St Genevieve.

A bomb disposal unit was tasked to the scene, who blew up the discovery in the field.

The B1116 was closed for short time while the incident was dealt with.

A police spokesman said the bomb had been disposed of by 3.35pm.


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