Argentine explosive devices from the Falklands’ war found and destroyed in the proximity of Stanley


The Falkland Islands weekly Penguin News reported this week that elements of the Royal Falkland Islands Police, the Fire Service and the military were in action following the discovery of two unexploded munitions in separate locations around the capital Stanley.

It was later confirmed that the unexploded munitions, and neutralized, dated back to the time of the Argentine invasion of the Falklands. One of the many testimonies of the 1982 conflict which still remain in the Islands such as the minefields planted by the retreating invading forces.

At midday last Tuesday the police received a call from a member of the public who had discovered something suspicious on the road beyond Stanley airport, heading to the Cape Pembroke lighthouse.

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Source: Merco Press