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Last Updated: Wednesday, 2 May 2007, 14:59 GMT 15:59 UK
Suspect package closes major road
A major road was closed while bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion near a village in West Sussex.

Police shut the A23 and the B2110 in Handcross after a suspect package was found beneath a bridge that crosses the carriageway at 1200 BST on Wednesday.

A bomb disposal unit carried out a controlled explosion on the package, which was found to be harmless.

Both roads were reopened, and a 200m cordon was lifted, at 1430 BST.

Motorists in the area have been warned to expect major delays.




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