The bomb disposal squad has been called out in Sussex several times in recent years, usually to deal with unexploded shells from wartime

Hailsham bomb 'hoax' and 12 other times the bomb disposal squad was called out in Sussex

A suspected bomb hoax at an industrial estate, a 1,000kg WW2 sea mine and a cache of 80 grenades are just some of the reasons that bomb disposal units have been called out to Sussex in recent years

Following the incident at The Diplocks in Hailsham on Monday night, here are some of the other times that bomb disposal units needed in Sussex.

An Arundel homeowner was shocked to discover an unexploded bomb whilst cleaning out his outhouse in March 2018. Bomb disposal experts were called the the device was safely detonated.
An Arundel homeowner was shocked to discover an unexploded bomb whilst cleaning out his outhouse in March 2018. Bomb disposal experts were called the the device was safely detonated.
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A bomb disposal unit was called to Worthing after a Second World War switch detonator was found under the pier in September 2017.
A bomb disposal unit was called to Worthing after a Second World War switch detonator was found under the pier in September 2017.
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Bomb disposal experts were called to Southwater in February last year after a suspicious device was found
Bomb disposal experts were called to Southwater in February last year after a suspicious device was found
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Sussex Police evacuated the Grand Hotel, in Brighton, after an anonymous phone call was received alleging there was an explosive device . However the call was later deemed to be a hoax, police said.
Sussex Police evacuated the Grand Hotel, in Brighton, after an anonymous phone call was received alleging there was an explosive device . However the call was later deemed to be a hoax, police said.
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