EOD Called to Hospital to Assist in 'Butt Bomb' Removal

Gloucestershire, England Members of the 11 EOD Regiment responded to a hospital in England to reports that a patient arrived with a WWII mortar shell stuck in his rear. According to reports, the man was a military enthusiast who had military collectibles and' "slipped and fell" on the 57mm shell.

In a statement from the Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust a spokesperson said, "We can confirm that the police and Explosive Ordnance Disposal team attended Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. As with any incident involving munitions, the relevant safety protocols were followed to ensure that there was no risk to patients, staff or visitors at any time."

EOD confirmed that the round was inert and it was painstakingly removed. The unnamed patient was released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

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