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RAF Mildenhall evacuated after ‘unknown object’ found

PUBLISHED: 22:06 12 May 2014 | UPDATED: 22:18 12 May 2014

Holding pic for RAF Mildenhall sign

Holding pic for RAF Mildenhall sign

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An area of RAF Mildenhall was evacuated today after the discovery of an “unknown object”.

Personnel from the 100th Security Forces Squadron activated special control measures at around 2.50pm on Monday afternoon, after the object was found during excavation clearing.

Members of the public were requested to stay out of the area until officials determined that the object was a training aid designed to simulate an explosive ordinance.

For more information, contact the 100th Air Refuelling Wing Public Affairs office at 01638 542654.

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