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Bomb team blows up missile near Campeltown Harbour

Campbeltown Harbour
The missile was brought up in nets near Campbeltown harbour

Bomb disposal experts have carried out a controlled explosion on a missile pulled up by a dredger near Campbeltown Harbour.

The Ministry of Defence has confirmed a vessel brought up an item in its nets.

A Royal Navy bomb disposal team took it out to sea into 39ft (12 meters) of water and blew it up.

It was described by the bomb team as a piece of "historic ordnance" but it said there was no reason to suspect the missile was live.



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