Humberside

Bomb squad detonate military shell found in east Hull

An old military shell was detonated by a bomb disposal team in east Hull after it was found in an overgrown garden.

Humberside Police said the bomb disposal team was called out after the 9ins by 4ins (22cms by 10cms) live shell was found on the land.

The device was found at Wyke Street off Old Hedon Road. Both roads were sealed off while the bomb disposal team removed it.

The shell, discovered on Wednesday afternoon, was safely detonated.

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