By David Newble
Published on Friday, February 17, 2017 - 16:57
Isle of Wight ferries were not affected by the discovery of the mine in Portsmouth Harbour. Picture by Ben Rue.
BOMB disposal teams were due to blow up a piece of wartime munition off the Island this morning (Friday) after it was dredged-up in Portsmouth Harbour.
"Divers of the Royal Navy’s Southern Diving Unit were called to the scene, lowered the device to the seabed and carried out a controlled explosion at around 8.30am."
Royal Navy bomb disposal experts detonate wartime device found in Portsmouth Harbour https://t.co/ZtWOi2naKi pic.twitter.com/C7MeRFoT1m— Royal Navy (@RoyalNavy) February 17, 2017
Royal Navy bomb disposal experts detonate wartime device found in Portsmouth Harbour https://t.co/ZtWOi2naKi pic.twitter.com/C7MeRFoT1m
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