Unexploded Mortars Found on the Isle of Man

2No. unexploded mortars dating from WWII have been found near Kirk Michael, Isle of Man. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team is due to arrive from the mainland to assess and deal with the devices.

Large parts of the Isle of Man were requisitioned by the military for training during WWII. The Kirk Michael area is located just south of the former Jurby Bombing and Gunnery Range. This was extensively used for practice with live munitions.

See: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-isle-of-man-39629949