VIDEO: Unexploded bomb found near Pendle Hill

The man discovered the suspicious device on a remote patch of farmland near Sabden on Saturday morning

The man discovered the suspicious device on a remote patch of farmland near Sabden on Saturday morning

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A BOMB squad was called to Pendle Hill at the weekend after a walker stumbled across an unexploded device believed to be from the Second World War.The man discovered the suspicious device on a remote patch of farmland near Sabden on Saturday morning.

Royal Logistics Corps bomb experts attended and the area was sealed off as two technicians wired up the unexploded ordinance for a safe detonation.

A controlled explosion of the mortar was safely carried out around 4.30pm yesterday.

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4:37pm Mon 6 Jan 14

Izanears says...

Still dangerous yes. But the headline would have been less sensational had it read MORTAR bomb found on Pendle Hill.When I saw the headline I thought it would be 10,000 pounder!
Still dangerous yes. But the headline would have been less sensational had it read MORTAR bomb found on Pendle Hill.When I saw the headline I thought it would be 10,000 pounder! Izanears
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9:35pm Mon 6 Jan 14

Graham Hartley says...

LT needs all the sensationalism it can muster.
LT needs all the sensationalism it can muster. Graham Hartley
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8:27am Tue 7 Jan 14

lancs1985 says...

doesn't mention bout the walker being off the public footpath does it??????????????????
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doesn't mention bout the walker being off the public footpath does it?????????????????? ???????????????? lancs1985
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1:56pm Tue 7 Jan 14

Wishingwell says...

Open access mate
Open access mate Wishingwell
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