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Controlled explosion after ordnance beach find in Moray

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Media captionFive devices are blown up on a Moray beach once thought to have been used to train soldiers for D-Day landings

A controlled explosion has been carried out at a Moray beach after the discovery of old ordnance devices.

Nairn Coastguard rescue team made the find at Duck Island near Culbin Forest on Sunday afternoon.

Bomb squad experts were called in and carried out the controlled explosion on Monday evening. The devices were described as being covered in barnacles.

The beach is understood to have been used for D-day landing training.

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