UPDATE: Suspected bomb off Southwold coast to be examined tomorrow
A suspected bomb that was caught in the nets of a fishing vessel off the north Suffolk coast is due to examined by bomb disposal experts tomorrow.
A skipper reported a large metal object he thought was a bomb was entangled in his fishing nets about 2.5 miles off the coast from Southwold on Monday morning.
This afternoon Great Yarmouth Coastguard said a joint force bomb disposal team was due to examine the item on Wednesday.
The area by the suspected bomb has been marked with a buoy and coastguard are making regular radio messages warning vessels of it.
It is thought to be about 18 inches wide and at least 4ft in height.
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The skipper buoyed and cast-off his nets before leaving the scene.
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