Posted: Fri 10th Sep 2021

“Controlled explosion” of two shells dating back to 1900s carried out in Erddig for people living in or visiting the wrexham area

A controlled explosion was carried out at Erddig today after reports of two shells being stored at a property in Wrexham.

North Wales Police received the call shortly before 11:25am regarding the two shells, which date back to the early 1900s.

The Bomb Disposal Squad and North Wales Police were later seen in the Erddig area, where a controlled explosion took place.

A spokesperson for North Wales Police said: “Following enquiries into the devices, members of the Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team were called and carried out a controlled explosion in a safe and suitable field nearby in Erddig, shortly after 2.30pm.”

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