A British man has spent four hours holding a rusty piece of metal he
feared was an unexploded World War Two bomb that would detonate if he
let go only to be told he had been cradling part of an old car.
British newspapers say David Page spoke to an emergency operator on
his mobile phone, as police, fire and ambulance crews rushed to the
east England workyard where the terrified 40-year-old had dug up the
He says the police operator kept telling him everything would be okay,
but he had to remind her she was not the one holding the bomb.
The drama ended when army disposal experts turned up and told him the
bomb was actually part of the hydraulic suspension system from a
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