Westbury trading estate reopened after unexploded shell recovered

This Is Wiltshire: A bomb disposal officer with the recovered shell A bomb disposal officer with the recovered shell

A Westbury trading estate has been reopened after a military shell was unearthed there tonight.

Brook Lane Industrial Estate was initially closed and a 200m cordon set up around the Aston Barclay auction site after a suspect item was found shortly before 5.30pm today.

Police and bomb displosal experts were called to the scene, with the empty shell recovered around 6.45pm.

The road has now been completely reopened.

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