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Sevenoaks: Second World War device discovered

Homeowners were warned to keep their doors and windows shut as a controlled explosion of Second World War devices took place. 

Kent Fire and Rescue Service issued the warning via Twitter and told people to take precautions ahead of the blast in Sevenoaks.

It has since emerged the devices were 120 grenades, which were safely detonated this afternoon.

A controlled explosion will take place later today

The Army bomb squad has been called in

The warning was issued after they were discovered at a property in Woodside Road.

Fire crews closed off nearby roads while it was detonated.

 

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