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Old 08 September 2009, 15:08   #1
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Just had all the news about the bombers for our planes and so called great result, yet within days we start again----Bomb disposal experts were tonight investigating a suspected explosive device found at an RAF base, the Ministry of Defence said.

Members of the explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) team were "investigating" the suspected device at RAF Lyneham, a MoD spokesman said.

RAF Lyneham, in Chippenham, Wiltshire, is one of the largest and busiest Royal Air Force hubs in Britain and home to the Hercules aircraft.

The MoD spokesman said: "A suspected IED (improvised explosive device) has been discovered at RAF Lyneham.

"An EOD team are on site and currently working to make the area safe.

"It is too early to speculate at this stage."
The bodies of many of the British soldiers killed in Afghanistan are brought back to RAF Lyneham.
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Bomb disposal experts were called to investigate the "suspected improvised explosive device" at RAF Lyneham but no device was found, a MoD spokesman said.

It is understood a sniffer dogs reacted to chemicals on a car that was driven on to the base. The dog is believed alerted staff to the chemical residue during the routine check all cars arriving at the base undergo.
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Bomb disposal experts were called to investigate the "suspected improvised explosive device" at RAF Lyneham but no device was found, a MoD spokesman said.

What a suprise - remember that ship full of sugar that "intelligence" lead the government to believe was full of anthrax? What a joke - or maybe just a stunt to keep the public scared and greatful the government are doing so much to look after us all......................
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The MoD spokesman said: "A suspected IED (improvised explosive device) has been discovered at RAF Lyneham.
...but we discovered it was actually the new delivery of armaments following defence budget cuts......
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