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Bomb squad called to Nelson Road, Gillingham

By Ed McConnell

The bomb squad has been called to a residential street this morning.

Officers and police went to a house in Nelson Road, in Gillingham, after suspected wartime munitions were found just after 8am.

A helicopter was heard circling the area but police said this was not related.

The bomb squad was called in
The bomb squad was called in

Spokesman James Walker said: "Explosive Ordnance Disposal experts from the Ministry of Defence were also called to the scene, as a pre-caution.

"Inquiries are ongoing and, at present, no threats to public safety have been identified."

Police were seen leaving the address just before 1pm.

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