Kidlington WW2 shell destroyed in controlled explosion

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.

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