Bombs & the North of Scotland

There have been TWO unexploded old bombs found  in the past 3 days…

Found Feb 24th 2017   ABERDEEN BEACH

Suspected Second World War explosive found on beach STV News

A section of Aberdeen beach has been closed off after the discovery on Friday.

A suspected Second World War explosive has been discovered on Aberdeen beach.

A 650ft-wide cordon has been established around the device, which was found off Accommodation Road in the Bridge of Don on Friday morning.

A Royal Navy bomb disposal team has been scrambled from Faslane and is expected to arrived on Friday afternoon.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “We were called by a member of the public at around 10.20am this morning. A 200m cordon is currently in place as a precaution and police are liaising with the Royal Navy Explosive Ordnance Team, who will be attending to make further assessment of the device.”

A wartime rifle grenade found on a beach in the Highlands was blown up on Wednesday.

Royal Navy bomb disposal experts were scrambled from Faslane after children were found playing with the live explosive on Rosemarkie Beach on Tuesday.  https://stv.tv/news/north/1381575-beach-shut-after-wwii-ordnance-discovered-by-passerby/

Aberdeen beach cordoned off after “suspected ordnance” discovered


Found Feb 21st 2017    ROSEMARKIE BEACH  

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https://stv.tv/news/highlands-islands/1381466-unexploded-mortar-shell-blown-up-on-scottish-beach/


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ABERDEEN BEACH  OCT 2015

Same beach??

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http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-34566702

 

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