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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Onlookers gathered to watch as bomb disposal experts carried out the controlled explosion yesterday morning.
Onlookers gathered to watch as bomb experts carried out the controlled explosion on Wednesday morning.
An MOD spokesman said a controlled explosion was carried out on the device at 10pm to make it safe.
ARMY bomb disposal experts yesterday carried out a controlled explosion after a World War Two relic was found at a house in Brighouse.
EXPLOSION A LOUD bang could be heard across Tamworth last night as a controlled explosion of a Second World War hand grenade was carried out.
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.
A CONTROLLED explosion was carried out yesterday morning after a World War 2 bomb was found on a beach in Anglesey.
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.
15pm and bomb disposal experts arrived to carry out a controlled explosion.
A CONTROLLED explosion was carried out after a bomb scare brought Middlesbrough town centre to a standstill.

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