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LONDON (AP) — British police say army bomb disposal experts have been called to a mosque after a suspicious item was found.

West Midlands Police say that around 40 homes near the Aisha Mosque and Islamic Center in Walsall, near the central England city of Birmingham, were evacuated overnight as a precautionary measure.

The force said officers were alerted to the suspicious item on Saturday night.

Investigators were taking evidence outside the mosque Sunday, and parts of the nearby area were cordoned off.

It was not immediately clear what the item was or what potential dangers it posed. No injuries were reported.

Mosques and Muslim communities in Britain have been on alert since a British soldier was killed in London in May.

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   St. Louis County Police say a bomb scare that forced the evacuation of about 30 Spanish Lake residents Tuesday afternoon was a false alarm.  

   It began about 4:30 p.m. at a home in the 1400 block of Twillman Avenue. 

   Investigators say family members had been going through the belongings of an elderly man who'd recently died when they came upon a box marked 1954.  The relatives had already found blasting caps nearby and they initially thought the pipes and other materials in the box were old explosives. So they called police.  

   The County's Bomb and Arson Squad was called in and an area of about 300 yards around the home was evacuated.  

   The elderly gentleman had been a pilot and it turned out the box contained old aircraft parts and not  explosives. 

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