Isle of Wight: Three Suspected Explosives Destroyed On Island Beach


Three objects, all of them suspected to be explosives left behind, possibly after wartime conflicts, have been destroyed by bomb disposal experts in a single operation on an Isle of Wight Beach.

Members of The Needles Coastguard Rescue team said they began their work on Friday afternoon (February 26) after a member of the public reported a “possible ordnance” at Totland Bay.

But, once coastguards had arrived on scene to inspect the discovery, a separate report arrived of a similar find at Alum Bay.

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Source: Isle of Wight Radio