No more unexploded shells found in Cockleford
Bomb disposal experts have finished searching an area of Gloucestershire after two unexploded shells were found near a pub.
The devices, thought to be World War II bombs, were discovered on Thursday near the Green Dragon Inn at Cockleford.
They were both detonated in controlled explosions.
A bomb disposal team spokesman said the search had ended and no other shells had been found.
Highways contractor Adam Miles was trying to move stones under the bridge with a pick axe when he came across one of the bombs.
"I hit something metal so I tried to get it out of the bottom of the river," he said.
"I thought it was a boat propeller so I lifted it up out of the river and I realised there was a bomb attached to the bottom of it."
'Could have exploded'
But in his rush to escape the World War II mortar, he dropped it.
Mr Miles said: "It could have exploded as I dropped it on the head which is where you're supposed to make it detonate, and I hit it several times with a pick axe which isn't good either.
"I'm relieved to still be here."
The pub and nearby houses were evacuated as a precaution until after the bombs had been disposed of.
Several roads leading to the pub were closed during the incident.