War 2 bomb found in gardenAn unexploded World War 2 bomb found in a garden has led to streets being evacuated and a roads closed today. The shell was discovered in the garden of the of
a terraced house near a citys railway station. A series of roads were closed off and residents shepherded from their homes other who had gone out only to return to their homes to find they were not allowed back in. A 50m police cordon had been erected with officers stationed to prevent people crossing the line. Many had sought refuge in the nearby public house near Mill Road, in the centre of
Oxford. Read more : Read MoreRelated ArticlesWorld War One bomb blown up in park after being found in back garden A spokesman for Thames Valley Police said today: We have closed a number of roads around the Mill Street area of Oxford off the Botley Road. This is due to the discovery of what we believe to be an unexploded World War 2 bomb in a back garden. A 50 metre cordon is in place and people have been e
vacuated from their homes. A number of streets have been closed as the incident is dealt with
(Image: Stanislav Halcin / Alamy Live News) Motorist were advised to avoid the busy Botley Road, near the citys train station to ease co
ngestion The spokesman added: We are working to make the area safe at this time. Don Collett lives in evacuated Russell Street and was celebrating his 87th birthday today. Read more : Read MoreRelated ArticlesSnapshots from the Somme show fascinating glimpse of WW1 soldiers before big battle He said: Even a WW2 bomb scare wont stop me from having a birthday bitter. It didnt stop me in WW2 so wont stop me now. The police were estimating the road would be closed until early evening.