Unexploded bomb discovery in Bath causes homes to be evacuated



Up to 1,000 homes faced evacuation on Thursday after a suspected unexploded Second World War device was found at a school.
A 300-metre exclusion zone was set up following the discovery at Lansdown Road in Bath where contractors using a digger unearthed the device at Royal High School.
According to reports the 500lb bomb was discovered just one metre beneath the surface of the school's playground which had been in use until a few years ago.
Those living nearby were evacuated to Bath Racecourse and motorists were asked to find alternative routes as some roads in the area were closed.
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13 May 2016 in Regional East, Views: 21
Source: Belper News
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