Dog Digs Up Naval Projectile on Hurst Spit

A controlled explosion was undertaken at the Hampshire coast after a dog dug up a suspected World War Two naval projectile. The item was found on Hurst Spit off Milford on Haven, with the dog’s owner informing the Police.

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team was called in and they identified the device as a potential 5″ naval projectile. It was safely destroyed in situ.