WW2 sea mine destroyed
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Isle of Wight: WW2 sea mine detonated by Navy

Footage has been released of the Royal Navy's Explosive Ordnance Disposal team detonating a sea mine off the coast of the Isle of Wight.

The 7ft (2.1m) device, dating back to World War Two, was caught in a fishing net about one mile (1.6km) off the Needles on Saturday morning.

It was detonated at 10:51 on Sunday.

  • 19 May 2019