Controlled explosion after suspected Second World War bombs found in Sheffield

A controlled explosion was carried out by the Army after two suspected Second World War bombs were found in Sheffield.

The Army's explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) team were called to the scene.
The Army's explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) team were called to the scene.

The suspected devices were found by a resident who reported the discovery to police.

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A bomb squad from the Army were called to the scene in Greeno View Road, in the High Green area of the city, following the discovery on Friday afternoon (May 22).

A statement from South Yorkshire Police said: "An army EOD team also attended and carried out a controlled explosion on two devices found by a resident. The cordon has now been lifted and emergency services have left the scene.

"Police and partner agencies would like to thank residents for their patience."