There were train delays in place across parts of the region this morning after an un-exploded WW2 bomb was found near the railway in Worcestershire. Police have confirmed the device is to be destroyed in a controlled explosion.
“We were called just after 9am this morning to reports that Network Rail workers had found an object, believed to be an unexploded historic mortar bomb, in a field near to Brockhill Lane and the old Norton Barracks in Norton, Worcestershire. The area has been cordoned off and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) is currently in attendance. A controlled explosion is due to take place at 11.30am.”
There are train delays in place across parts of the region after an un-exploded WW2 bomb was found near the railway in Worcestershire. Services are suspended on Great Western Railway between Worcester Shrub Hill and Oxford, and between Worcester Shrub Hill and Gloucester