South West Wales

WW1 bomb removed after being taken to Pontardawe pub

Police at Herbert Street Image copyright Gethin Williams

A World War One bomb which was taken into a Neath Port Talbot pub has been removed and people allowed back home.

South Wales Police evacuated residents in Herbert Street, Pontardawe, at about 19:30 GMT on Wednesday after the device was brought into the Pink Geranium pub before being taken outside.

The Army's ordnance disposal team was called to remove it.

Just after midnight on Thursday, police said the bomb had been taken away and the area declared safe.

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