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UNEXPLODED ORDNANCE DETONATED ON YAVERLAND BEACH

bombdisposalbeachRoyal Navy Bomb Disposal experts have this evening (Friday) detonated an unexploded piece of ordnance at Yaverland Beach near Sandown.

Police cordoned off a section of the popular beach and led members of the public off the cliffs at around 17:00 to allow bomb disposal experts to safely detonate a small object, believed to have been located elsewhere.

Officers left the scene at Yaverland Car Park at just before 18:00 following the successful destruction of the ordnance by experts from Portsmouth.

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