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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It was detonated following a controlled explosion carried out by the the Royal Logistics Corps' Bomb Disposal division, who worked with police to make the area safe.
Thousands of people gathered in fields and on roadsides to watch as a controlled explosion brought down a cooling tower at Ferrybridge Power Station, West Yorkshire, yesterday morning.
A controlled explosion brings down a cooling tower at Ferrybridge Power Station, West Yorkshire AMY MURPHY
ICONIC: A controlled explosion brings down a cooling tower at Ferrybridge Power Station
A CONTROLLED explosion took place after a bomb was discovered at a scrap yard near Neath.
LONDON (Reuters) - A crew member working on the new James Bond movie was injured during the filming of a controlled explosion at Pinewood Studios outside London, producers have said.
Wall panels came down in what bosses called a "controlled explosion".
The "controlled explosion" damaged the outside of the famous 007 Stage at Pinewood Studios.
The bomb disposal squad carried out a controlled explosion of the van.
The items were then taken by the bomb disposal unit to nearby Turn Moss Playing Fields where a controlled explosion was carried out at around 6pm.
Members of the public were told by police that there was no risk to the public shortly before the controlled explosion took place.

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