Unexploded Mortar Found on Thanet Beach

A metal detectorist found an unexploded mortar during a sweep of the beach at Minnis Bay in Thanet, Kent.  Police officers were called to the scene and they established a security cordon pending the arrival of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team.

The EOD team undertook a controlled explosion to destroy the device in situ.

See: https://theisleofthanetnews.com/2020/06/29/emergency-services-called-to-minnis-bay-after-suspected-bomb-uncovered/