Posted: Wed 13th May 2015

Bomb Disposal team called to Mold Civic Amenity site after discovery of old artillery shell

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Police sealed off a recycling centre near Mold on Wednesday afternoon after an old ordinance shell was discovered discarded at the Nercwys Road site.

Deputy councillor Leader Bernie Attridge tweeted

“Suspect package been found in Mold CA site police at the scene!” he added, “Bomb disposal unit on

The area was evacuated by Police while a bomb disposal experts from Chester made its way to the area.

North Wales Police said:
“Police responded to a call from a Flintshire Council worker reporting an unexploded ordnance had been left at the civic amenity site.
 
“Army bomb disposal teams have been called to attend the location.”
 
Steve Jones, Flintshire Council chief officer for Streetscene and Transportation, said:
“A suspect object has been found at Nercwys Household Recycling Centre and the site has been closed for safety reasons.
 
“North Wales Police have been informed.”

Army bomb disposal experts described the device as a training and shell and declared it as being safe.

 

 

 

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