Bomb disposal team at Birling Gap

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

Saturday, 5th March 2016, 4:37 pm
Updated Saturday, 5th March 2016, 4:44 pm
5 March 2016. Royal Logistics Corp Bomb Disposal attend an incident near Birling Gap. Picture by Alan Fraser. SUS-160503-162642001

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

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.

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

Pictures by Alan Fraser.

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

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