Bomb squad carries out controlled explosion in Northiam

A controlled explosion was carried out in Northiam last night after a possible explosive device was found.

Wednesday, 1st May 2019, 10:04 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st May 2019, 10:08 am

Police received a call shortly after 1pm on Tuesday (April 30) to report a possible explosive device had been found in a garden at a property in Station Road, Northiam.

Properties on either side of the garden were temporarily evacuated as a precaution, police said.

A military Explosive Ordnance Team (EOD) attended and the device, thought to be a mine, was destroyed in a controlled explosion at 8.20pm, according to police.

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