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Tuesday, 23 September 2008

Artillery shell blown up on beach

Bomb disposal experts were called in to blow up an unexploded artillery shell at Chesil Beach.

Police introduced a 500-metre cordon - sealing off the visitor centre car park - after the device was found at the water's edge.

A controlled explosion was carried out by a bomb disposal unit from the Royal Navy yesterday morning.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Tuesday 23rd September 2008

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