Bomb squad called to Sussex beach

A bomb disposal team has been called to a Sussex beach this afternoon.

Sunday, 15th November 2020, 3:50 pm
Updated Monday, 16th November 2020, 11:34 am

Pictures show a Royal Navy Bomb Disposal vehicle and specialist officers at the scene.

A Royal Navy spokesman said: “On Sunday the Royal Navy’s Southern Diving Unit Two attended a site in Pagham, West Sussex to dispose of a suspected explosive ordnance.

“The site was successfully made safe.”

A bomb disposal vehicle at the scene in Pagham

A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Military Ordnance Disposal attended a small World War II device which had been found at Pagham Harbour on Sunday morning and carried out a controlled explosion that afternoon. No evacuations were necessary.”

Bomb squad called to Pagham beach
Bomb disposal team called to Pagham beach
Bomb squad called to Pagham beach
Bomb squad called to Pagham beach