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Bomb disposal unit blows up five anti-aircraft shells and one fuse off Westcliff
A CONTROLLED explosion was carried out to destroy Second World War ordnance found off the Westcliff coast.
Five anti-aircraft shells and a fuse from a 50-pound bomb was discovered in the Ray about half a mile off the coast at 11.30am yesterday morning.
The Navy's bomb disposal squad was called in but agreed to attend at 9.30am this morning due to the tides.
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