Emergency services attend Kessingland beach after a member of the public finds smoke mortar bomb in the sand dunes.
- Credit: Lowestoft and Southwold Coastguard Rescue Teams
Emergency services attended Kessingland beach today after a member of the public discovered a smoke mortar bomb in the sand dunes.
Suffolk Police were called at 9am this morning by Lowestoft and Southwold Coastguard rescue teams who had received reports of a mortar bomb being discovered near to the old pillbox on the beach.
A cordon was put in place for public safety while the bomb disposal squad attended to what is believed to be a smoke mortar bomb which was made safe before being removed from the scene.
A police spokesman said: 'There is no need to carry out a controlled explosion.'
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