South Wales Police and Swansea Council have evacuated homes near to Heol y Cyw in Birchgrove in Swansea this morning (29 November) after an suspected unexploded World War 2 bomb was discovered.
The ordnance was reportedly found in the garden of a property on Heol y Cyw.
A Police cordon has been put in place while specialist experts carry out enquiries.
Nearby residents have been evacuated as a precaution, with the council’s emergency management teams setting up a centre at Birchgrove Community Centre.
South Wales Police asked people to stay away from the area.
In a later statement issued at 2.15pm, South Wales Police said: “Specialist teams have determined that the suspected ordnance found in Birchgrove, Swansea was not as reported, and the area is safe.
“Evacuated residents are now returning home, and we thank all those affected for their patience.”
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