Defence Force safely remove explosives at Kaiapoi address, Canterbury

Defence Force safely remove explosives at Kaiapoi address, Canterbury

Help speed up our reporting and keep independent local Journalism going. You might be able to donate to us so we can inform and share the latest stories that matter faster.

Donatearrow

Police cordoned off a property North of Canterbury after explosives were found and reported to authorities, Tuesday morning.

Due to the nature of the report made to authorities, emergency services were dispatched to the incident.

The incident was reported at an address on Dale Street in Kaiapoi just before 9am.

NZ Herald reports a Police spokesperson mentioning that a container of blast caps was found by tradesmen that were working in the vicinity.

“The NZ Defence Force has been advised, and Explosive Ordnance Disposal personnel will remove the blast caps.”

It was noted that the explosives were removed from the scene at around 10.30am and destroyed.

Image: SUPPLIED/Sam Hudson [Wgtn]

If you liked this publication, please consider donating to thisquality. Fund trustworthy news from official government and independent newswires around New Zealand.

Donatearrow

If you liked this publication, please consider donating to thisquality. Fund trustworthy news from official government and independent newswires around New Zealand.

Donatearrow
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments