Lincolnshire

Two WWII bombs detonated near Lincolnshire village

World War II bombs found in Lincolnshire
Image caption A controlled explosion was carried out on the World War II bombs

Bomb disposal experts have carried out a controlled explosion on two devices found near Manby in Lincolnshire.

Anglian Water found the unexploded World War II shells near the former RAF Manby airfield, opposite the Motorplex building, on Monday.

The area was cordoned off and police remained at the scene until experts from the Ministry of Defence explosive ordnance disposal team arrived.

The bombs were detonated at about 08:20 GMT on Tuesday.

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