WW2 bomb found on seafront

BOMB disposal experts were called into action after an unexploded Second World War anti-aircraft round was discovered on an Essex seafront.

BOMB disposal experts were called into action after an unexploded Second World War anti-aircraft round was discovered on an Essex seafront.

The bomb was found by a bait digger on Chalkwell seafront in Southend at around 9am yesterday.

Southend Coastguard Unit identified the ordnance and called in the Royal Navy Bomb Disposal Unit from Portsmouth, which made plans to carry out a controlled explosion.