Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Bordon WW2 bomb: Device detonated in Hampshire

Image caption The suspected WW2 device was found by construction workers on Friday

A controlled explosion has been carried out on a suspected World War Two bomb.

A 200m cordon was put in place on Friday after construction workers discovered the device near Hogmoor Road, in Bordon, Hampshire.

An explosives ordnance disposal team were called and the device was detonated on Saturday morning.

Hampshire constabulary confirmed the device had been detonated but tweeted: "I think most of you in East Hampshire will have heard it anyway."

Image caption A 200m cordon was put in place around the site

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