“If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”.
A TVCA spokesperson said the suspected historical ordinance had been found by a contractor doing work in an area near to the site of the former Redcar Blast Furnace shortly after 4pm on Monday (August 21). They said police were promptly informed and they are assisting them and the Ministry of Defence. A TVCA spokesperson said: “We were made aware of a discovery of a suspected historical ordinance shell by a contractor carrying out excavation work in an area near to the site of the former Redcar Blast Furnace shortly after 4pm on Monday. “Cleveland Police were immediately informed and we are working with both the police and Ministry of Defence to provide assistance in line with established protocols. “A cordon has been put in place and there is no risk to the wider community.” Cleveland Police have confirmed they were in attendance at Teesworks in Redcar yesterday (August 21) after a “suspected unexploded World War II device” was found.
If you find anything that appears to be an explosive device, do not touch it, leave it where it is and call the police. We will contact the appropriate agencies to properly dispose of the item.
Dear editors, Biography of a bomb is aimed at highlighting the danger caused by unexploded bombs. Moreover, the most important aspect is that we work completely non profit, what drives us is raising awerness about this topic. We make use of your pictures and articles, but we need them to put a context in how findings are done. We trust in your understanding. We will (and we always do) cite the source and the author. We thank you for your comprehension.