Kidlington WW2 shell destroyed in controlled explosion

  • 7 June 2014
  • From the section Oxford

A controlled explosion has been carried out by army bomb disposal experts after a live World War Two mortar shell was found in Oxfordshire.

Thames Valley Police said the device was found outside a house in a residential area in Kidlington, near Oxford.

They said the explosion was carried out at a "safe location" on Saturday but did not reveal where it took place.

The force said the aftershock may have been felt in the village.

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites