Another World War Two shell found at Warrington building site

Image source, Cheshire Police
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The first shell was about 30cm (1ft) in length

A second World War Two shell has been found at a building site just hours after another was detonated in a controlled explosion.

A 30cm (1ft) artillery device was unearthed at a site in Edgewater Place, Warrington, on Tuesday afternoon.

Daylight faded so it was detonated by the bomb squad at about 09:15 GMT and then another was found at about 12:00.

A number of nearby properties have been evacuated as a precautionary measure, police said.

The area has been cordoned off and police said to avoid it if possible.

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