WW2 bomb found in Brookmans Park

PUBLISHED: 13:22 22 July 2013 | UPDATED: 13:54 22 July 2013

A WW2 bomb was exploded at Parkfield, Potters Bar on Monday

A WW2 bomb was exploded at Parkfield, Potters Bar on Monday

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A BOMB, probably dropped from a plane during World War 2, was discovered in Brookmans Park at the weekend.

The 12-inch long incendiary device was found by a metal detector enthusiast near the Royal Veterinary College in Hawkshead Lane on Sunday.

He took the device to Potters Bar Police Station for safe keeping and today (Monday) it was detonated by the MoD in Parkfield, Potters Bar.

For more coverage buy this week’s Welwyn Hatfield Times and Potters Bar Edition, out on Wednesday.

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