Royal Navy divers called to unexploded ordnance found on Gosport shoreline

UNEXPLODED ordnance was found on the shoreline by a member of the public.

Thursday, 11th February 2021, 10:02 am

The explosive device was found along the seafront in Hardway, Gosport, yesterday afternoon.

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Following a 999 call to the coastguard, the area was cordoned off and a bomb disposal team was brought in to deal with the device.

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The ordnance was found in Gosport yesterday. Picture: Hill Head Coastguard Rescue

Posting on Twitter about the incident, Hill Head Coastguard Rescue said: ‘Officers established cordon and sent details to E.O.D at Fleet Diving Squadron.

‘[A] bomb disposal team attended and cleared items for disposal.

‘The member of the public did correct thing reporting to #999coastguard.’

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