Bomb disposal team at Birling Gap

5 March 2016. Royal Logistics Corp Bomb Disposal attend an incident near Birling Gap. Picture by Alan Fraser. SUS-160503-162642001

5 March 2016. Royal Logistics Corp Bomb Disposal attend an incident near Birling Gap. Picture by Alan Fraser. SUS-160503-162642001

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The bomb disposal unit was called out to Birling Gap this afternoon (Saturday, March 5).

They had been called after a concerned member of the public spotted what they believed was an unexploded World War Two mortar round.

5 March 2016. Royal Logistics Corp Bomb Disposal attend an incident near Birling Gap. Picture by Alan Fraser. SUS-160503-162652001

5 March 2016. Royal Logistics Corp Bomb Disposal attend an incident near Birling Gap. Picture by Alan Fraser. SUS-160503-162652001

The area was cordoned off, but after closer inspection the item was found to be just a piece of scrap metal.

No further action was taken.

Pictures by Alan Fraser.

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