Wales Cardiff streets evacuated as bomb disposal team rush to the scene


Police have sent a bomb disposal team to Cardiff, following the discovery of a suspected military ordance.

South Wales Police have closed a section of Barry Road, Cogan, to allow a bomb disposal team to attend an address in Penarth, a small town four miles southwest of Cardiff city centre. A number of neighbouring properties have also been evacuated as a precautionary measure. It is not yet known what military item has been discovered, but it could be heavy munitions, artillery or an unexploded bomb.

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One social media user has claimed the find was a WW2 bomb.

They wrote on Twitter: “Someone found a WW2 bomb on Penarth beach, took it home and *then* called the police.”


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