controlled explosion


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controlled explosion

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the deliberate detonation of an explosive device under strictly controlled circumstances
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An army bomb squad were working alongside firefighters and the ambulance service as they planned a controlled explosion.
The controlled explosion was carried by an Explosives Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team on the Town Moor just after 9.
Police confirmed his name after armed officers carried out a dramatic raid and controlled explosion on the red brick semi in south Manchester, where the 22-year-old was registered as living.
BOMB disposal experts have carried out a controlled explosion on a Second World War device.
The controlled explosion was performed on playing fields at nearby Wyken Croft Nature Park.
A bomb disposal unit carried out a controlled explosion on an "incredibly lifelike explosive device" after the stadium was evacuated.
Bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion at the ground on a suspicious item described as an "incredibly lifelike explosive device" by Greater Manchester Police.
A CONTROLLED explosion had to be carried out after a grenade was brought to a Garda station yesterday.
Bomb disposal experts will carry out a controlled explosion and the A1 will reopen "when it is safe to do so", police said last night.
New York (AirGuide Features - Inside Air Travel) Mon, Sep 8, 2014 - British police said London Luton Airport had reopened after they carried out a controlled explosion of a suspicious item which forced the airport to be evacuated on Monday afternoon.
The matter was handed over to the Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal, who successfully carried out a controlled explosion.
Before carrying out a controlled explosion a 4-man Navy team from Southern Diving Unit 2 in Portsmouth, England had to carefully remove the device from the vessel's dredge head.

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