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Bomb disposal experts called to Minster after a resident found a suspect item in the garden

By Times Guardian reporter

Bomb disposal experts were called to a house in Minster this afternoon after a resident feared they had found an explosive device.

It is understood the person was digging in their back garden in The Broadway and found a rusty object.

Unsure what the suspect discovery was, they called the police as a precaution at around 1.30pm.

Experts were called in to explode the device. Stock picture
Experts were called in to explode the device. Stock picture

Officers attended and requested support from the Royal Logistics Corps' explosive ordnance team.

They inspected the metal item but found it to be an old gas bottle.

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