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UK first as wartime antiques enthusiasts jailed for chemical weapons find

Three wartime antiques fanatics have become the first in the country to be jailed for possession of chemical weapons. The sentences followed a 27-agency response to WW2 mustard gas bombs being dumped in a lake.

Lethal cargo: mustard gas canisters recovered by Royal Navy divers

Lethal cargo: mustard gas canisters recovered by Royal Navy divers

Date - 16th June 2020
By - Chris Smith
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Lincolnshire Police launched the biggest multi-agency response of its kind after two memorabilia hunters sought treatment for injuries caused by handling the canisters. The operation mounted by the force included drones, sonar equipment and Royal...
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