WW2 sea mine detonated on Isle of Wight

A sea mine has been detonated after being picked up in a fishing net off the coast of the Isle of Wight.

The 7ft (2.1m) device, dating back to World War Two, was caught by a vessel about one mile (1.6km) off the Needles at 08:00 BST on Saturday.

The Royal Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, based in Portsmouth, destroyed it at 10:51 on Sunday.

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