According to authorities, a bomb from World War II that was discovered in eastern England exploded before it was neutralized.
When the Great Yarmouth bomb that had not yet detonated, did, there was a loud explosion.
According to a statement from Norfolk police, “the device burst during gradual burn out procedures to disarm the remaining explosives.”
However, no injuries or fatalities related to the unanticipated explosion have been reported.
According to the statement from Norfolk Constabulary’s Assistant Chief Constable Nick Davison, “there was always a possibility of unintentional detonation, which is why those mitigation measures had been put in place throughout the operation.”
Fortunately, everyone involved has been located, and authorities are working together to evaluate the river wall’s damage, he continued.