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Updated: Bomb disposal team arrive as unexploded grenade found
A TEAM of bomb disposal experts has now arrived to deal with an unexploded hand grenade.
The Ministry of Defence team arrived at just before 5pm to deal with the device found on a building site in Fairview Road, Basildon.
Contractors were working on the building site at 2.45pm today when they found the device.
Police were called to the scene and have cordoned off a section of the road.
The Fairview School is within the cordon and pupils there have been kept in the building by staff.
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