Terror Police descend on the M3 Motorway after Dirty Bomb is found

Terror Police have descend on to the M3 Motorway after traffic cops closed both the north and Southbound side of the major Hampshire Motorway. Terror Police who have also attended Sunbury on Thames have been seen at the scene of M3 Incident this morning. Police have not yet revealed the materials found after a major incident was declared. Thousands of drivers have been stuck in traffic chaos for much of the day as traffic struggled to seek alternative routes.



A specialist Communication van with a white tent has been erected and a Bridge crossing the motorway has been closed . Officers are standing guard at both side of the bridge. Scene of crime officers in paper suits have also been seen sweeping the motorway with a small dustpan and brush. Specialist explosive dogs and the Navy bomb disposal team have also been called to the scene that was closed just before 4am on Saturday morning.

Police have refused confirm any further details and claim that the matter is of national security. The incident is directly below the Eastleigh Airport approach. A white van left the scene on blue lights after a sample of the materials was taken away for testing. Hampshire Fire and Rescue and South Centre ambulance service were also called to the scene in the early hours.

South central ambulance services said: We are currently supporting Hampshire Police and Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service at an incident on the M3 that has closed both carriageways between junctions 9 and 11. Please find alternative routes and avoid the area if possible. The spokeswoman would not give out any further detials and advised that the Police were leading on the incident

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