WW2 mine found on Walberswick beach

A SECOND World War mine was found on the beach at Walberswick yesterday, coastguards said.

A SECOND World War mine was found on the beach at Walberswick yesterday, coastguards said.

The ordnance was discovered about 1pm by a member of the public who contacted Suffolk police.

Aldeburgh Coastguard and the Royal Navy Bomb Disposal team from Portsmouth were asked to help and the ordnance was identified as a Second World War anti-invasion mine.

The area was cleared and the mine was successfully detonated at about 4.50pm.

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