Nottingham homes evacuated for World War Two bomb
- 14 April 2014
- From the section Nottingham
About 50 properties had to be evacuated when an unexploded World War Two bomb was found at a Nottingham allotment.
Specialists from the Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Disposal carried out a controlled explosion on the device, found off Highcliffe Road in Sneinton.
The object, initially unidentified, was reported to police at about 14:25 BST.
The road was closed and residents in the surrounding streets asked to leave while the device was made safe. The road reopened shortly before 17:00 BST.