Controlled explosion carried out in Nottinghamshire town after military ordnance discovered

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A controlled explosion was carried out in Nottinghamshire after old ammunition and military ordnance were discovered.

A member of the public found the equipment in Windmill Lane, Worksop, just after 5.30pm on Friday, October 16.

A specialist bomb disposal unit was sent to the scene and a controlled explosion was carried out just after 10.30am. No evacuations were required, Nottinghamshire Police confirmed.

Inspector Simon Riley, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “I’d like to thank the local community and our partners for their support in bringing this situation to a safe conclusion.”

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