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UPDATE - Police cordon off Gress Beach

The scene at Gress Beach on Lewis where a suspected unexploded bomb was found on Sunday morning. Photo by Sandie Maciver

The scene at Gress Beach on Lewis where a suspected unexploded bomb was found on Sunday morning. Photo by Sandie Maciver

Stornoway Police had a cordon in place at Gress Beach last night (Sunday) which was subsequently lifted today (Monday).

The Royal Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team from Faslane travelled on the freight ferry and arrived on Lewis this morning.

They carried out a controlled explosion of a submarine marker at about 9am.

The cordon which was around the area has subsequently been removed.

 

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