Live shell from D-Day practice sessions detonated on beach
The shell surfaced after more than 70 years and was dealt with by a Navy bomb disposal team.
A Second World War explosive hidden on a Scottish beach since rehearsals for the D-Day landings has been blown up.
A Navy bomb disposal team detonated the shell on a beach in Nairn, Moray last week.
Bomb disposal experts from HMNB Clyde were sent north to safely dispatch the decades-old shell.
The coastguard team said it dated from D-Day landing practice runs which took place around the Moray coast.
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