North Somerset, England A Coastguard team was call out to the beach in Weston-super-Mare after a suspected 'sea mine' washed ashore. An EOD team was called to respond to investigate and identify the item.
Upon a close examination, EOD identified the item as an old metal buoy. A posting on social media written on the Weston-super-Mare coastguard described EOD's response - "They [EOD] were flown out on the hovercraft to inspect, and fortunately it was deemed to be an old metal buoy from years gone by! Once they had dug it out it was removed for disposal by the beach rangers.