Saxmundham roads closed over unexploded bomb discovery

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A bomb disposal team has been called to a Suffolk town where an unexploded 6ft (1.83m) long shell has been discovered.

Roads in Saxmundham have been sealed off following the find by workers who were clearing a building site on Church Street.

The device was said to be in silver casing and torpedo shaped. RAF experts were being called in to try to help deal with the device.

Bomb disposal experts from Colchester Garrison have been carrying out tests.

A bomb disposal officer has x-rayed the device to establish if it was live.

Suffolk Police said the military were calling in other experts from the royal air force.

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