Corfe Mullen evacuations prompted by WW2 bomb find
Homes, businesses and a school are being evacuated in a village after a World War Two bomb was found in a quarry.
The device was found at Corfe Mullen, Dorset on Tuesday morning.
A Military Explosive Ordnance Disposal team (EOD) has set up a 1,000m (0.62 mile) exclusion zone at Henbury Quarry in Old Market Road, ahead of a controlled explosion at 10:00 GMT.
Local roads within the cordon and the A350 will be closed from 09:30.
'Loud bang' Superintendent Caroline Naughton, of Dorset Police, said: "I would like to reassure residents that there is no immediate risk to anyone in the local... read more
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