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Tank museum evacuated over 'bomb'
A military museum was evacuated for four hours after a device, thought to be a live shell, was found near it.

Military officials at Bovington Camp in Dorset contacted the police about the shell on Wednesday afternoon.

The Bovington Tank Museum, home to hundreds of vehicles, was evacuated and a 200m-wide cordon set up with nearby King George V Road being closed.

But on closer inspection by the bomb disposal unit, the device was found to be a training round, police said.




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