Picture by SANDY McCOOK    24th April '21

Three-Inch Mortar Found in Grantown Destroyed in Controlled Explosion

A controlled explosion was carried out in Grantown-on-Spey after the discovery of a three-inch mortar. The mortar was found in a residential garden, prompting a Police call-out.

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team assessed the device and moved it to nearby open ground where it was made safe through a controlled demolition.

See: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/highlands/3084628/bomb-disposal-team-blows-up-unexploded-mortar-found-in-grantown-garden/