Dog Digs up WWII Projectile on UK Beach

Lymington, New Forest, United Kingdom Police responded to a call for a munition that was reportedly uncovered by a dog digging in the sand. Officials closed the section of beach while awaiting arrival of an EOD team.

The Portsmouth EOD Detachment of the Royal Navy confirmed the item was an unexploded 5-in WWII Naval projectile. The item was safely blown up on-site in a controlled explosion and the cordon was lifted.

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