Saturday, December 3, 2016
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

Unexploded bomb found in kitchen cupboard


Posted on Friday, 26 April, 2013 | Comment icon 10 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


Image credit: Wiki

 
A man showing his family around his new home in Wales came across a WWII bomb in a cupboard.

24-year-old Henry Southall had been giving his parents a tour of the property at Porthmadog when they came upon the unexploded device in the kitchen. Bomb disposal experts were soon on the scene and took it to a deserted beach nearby where it was discharged in an explosion that left a large crater in the sand and that could be heard two miles away.

"I'm glad I found it when I did," said Southall. "I wouldn't have wanted it going off while I was in bed upstairs." The bomb disposal team told him that the device had contained 16lbs of explosives.

"A man showing his family around his new home in Gwynedd found an unexploded bomb in his kitchen cupboard."

  View: Full article |  Source: BBC News

  Discuss: View comments (10)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by third_eye on 25 April, 2013, 23:13
I thought they're going to have it for dinner ?
Comment icon #2 Posted by Hilander on 25 April, 2013, 23:28
Wow, that little get together could of been a real blast.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Princess Serenity on 26 April, 2013, 1:30
That would have scared the crap outta me. [shakes head]
Comment icon #4 Posted by AliveInDeath7 on 26 April, 2013, 1:44
Imagine that.. I would've kept it.
Comment icon #5 Posted by third_eye on 26 April, 2013, 7:15
it'll make an interesting chiffon cake
Comment icon #6 Posted by sergeantflynn on 26 April, 2013, 15:30
....handy door-stop......
Comment icon #7 Posted by Nasty Gash on 26 April, 2013, 16:58
Do the Welsh not inspect properties before they purchase same?
Comment icon #8 Posted by ealdwita on 26 April, 2013, 17:11
Pedantry alert.... The photo above is an empty 18lb artillery shell! (Taff probably thought it was a jelly mould!)
Comment icon #9 Posted by CRIPTIC CHAMELEON on 27 April, 2013, 6:50
Now that's what I call a bomb gateau.
Comment icon #10 Posted by -M7 on 2 September, 2013, 0:33
-insert funny joke here-


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

5823018
263464
164239

 
Man is attempting to swim across the Atlantic
12-2-2016
British swimmer Ben Hooper has embarked on a seemingly impossible feat of strength and endurance.
Global warming 'beyond point of no return'
12-2-2016
A groundbreaking new study suggests that scientists have underestimated the impact of climate change.
'Breakthrough' will make chocolate healthier
12-1-2016
Swiss food giant Nestle has found a way to reduce sugar in chocolate by 40% without affecting the taste.
Road in Siberia ends up coated in green snow
12-1-2016
The bizarre spectacle occurred after a pipe burst and water from a drainage well rose to the surface.
Other news in this category
Man is attempting to swim across the Atlantic
Posted 12-2-2016 | 11 comments
British swimmer Ben Hooper has embarked on a seemingly impossible feat of strength and endurance....
 
Road in Siberia ends up coated in green snow
Posted 12-1-2016 | 9 comments
The bizarre spectacle occurred after a pipe burst and water from a drainage well rose to the surface....
 
Cobra takes up residence in apartment toilet
Posted 12-1-2016 | 3 comments
An enormous venomous snake has been managing to evade capture in an apartment complex in South Africa....
 
'Woman who saw three centuries' turns 117
Posted 11-30-2016 | 6 comments
The oldest human being on Earth, Emma Morano, is the last person alive to have seen the 19th century....
 
Mystery girl filmed on back of a moving car
Posted 11-23-2016 | 14 comments
A video showing what looks like a woman sitting on the back of a speeding car has gone viral online....
 
Heir finds $3.7M gold hoard hidden in house
Posted 11-23-2016 | 13 comments
A man in France who inherited a house was amazed to discover gold coins and ingots hidden all through it....
 
Man throws wads of cash off supermarket roof
Posted 11-21-2016 | 14 comments
An anonymous do-gooder sent shoppers in to a frenzy when he showered them with bank notes on Saturday....
 
Tidal wave of foam fills Santa Clara streets
Posted 11-20-2016 | 3 comments
A faulty fire suppression system managed to submerge a large area under a sea of white foam on Friday....
 
Live octopus turns up in Miami car park
Posted 11-19-2016 | 15 comments
Property developer Richard Conlin managed to capture the unexpected cephalopod on camera this week....
 
Real-life Wizard's Chess has moving pieces
Posted 11-19-2016 | 0 comments
A remarkable new magnetic chess set enables the pieces to move around the board all by themselves....
 
Jelly-like ground intrigues in Aberdeen park
Posted 11-18-2016 | 5 comments
A dog walker has uploaded footage of the ground wobbling up and down in a suburban Scottish park....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2015
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ