Public and bomb disposal spécialistes carried out a controlled detonation of an “old military object” in a suburb outside Bristol this afternoon (Sunday, December 20).
Avon and as a result Somerset Police officers assisted recruits of the Explosive Ordnance Management (EOD) team in doing the operation in Mangotsfield, which lies on the shore of Bristol in Southwest Gloucestershire.
It has not always been confirmed what exactly the object was initially, but the controlled detonation used to be carried out on Rodway Every day.
The South Gloucestershire cop team, officers from which were originally the ones involved in assisting the disposal experts, confirmed on the topic of Twitter that the a taken care of detonation had been taking place.
Law enforcement officials also advised the public “do not be alarmed” at the loud noise that accompanied your explosion.
The statement on the subject of Twitter said: “Officers in local neighbourhood teams most certainly been assisting the E. Or maybe. D with a controlled ataque of an old military problem on Rodway Common this evening.
“Please don’t be alarmed because loud noise! ”
Some noise appears to have reverberated around the area after the golpe, with one resident announcing on Twitter that they taken notice a “muffled boom” next her husband had been are out walking the dog administration principles teams arrived.
The user, the mission titled JoMo on the network, submitted: “Mr was out hiking the dog on Rodway Normal when bomb disposal got there!
“I thought he was close to coming up with the tall Joke to come home early proper we heard the muffled boom of the device growing.
“Thanks for keeping us protected! ”