Controlled Explosion In Gunnerbury Park

After unexploded WWII shell was discovered by a gardener

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A number of homes were evacuated on Friday 19th November after a shell was discovered in a garden near Gunnersbury Park.

A gardener, who was working in Heathfield Road, called police at 8.48am after discovering a suspicious looking object.

Residents living in the area were evacuated after Police Officers discovered it was a World War II shell.

The shell was moved to Gunnersbury Park by bomb disposal experts where a controlled explosion took place at 11.17am.

November 22, 2010