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Explosives found at residence near Colonel Talbot Rd. and Hwy. 401, say London police

London Police, Middlesex-London Paramedics, and London Fire are on scene at southwest London home after finding explosive devices. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

London Police, Middlesex-London Paramedics and London Fire are on scene at a southwest London home after reportedly finding explosive devices.

Police say they responded to a call at Colonel Talbot Road and the Highway 401 at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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MLP are asking people to avoid the area.

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In a statement, London Police say that the owners of the property who had located dated construction-related explosives, and wished to have the items safely disposed of.

“Explosives were located on a residential property, and we were doing a controlled detonation,” Const. Sandasha Bough told Global News.

Police say they will remain on scene until the explosives have been properly disposed of.

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