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Police close beach as bomb washes-up

Police have closed a beach after an unexploded mine was washed-up on the sands.

Police arrive at West Beach at Burry Port. Credit:

Dyfed Powys Police says it was called to the West Beach in Burry Port near Llanelli at around 11.05am after the coastguard informed them an unexploded bomb had washed up.

The bomb was washed-up according to The Coastguard. Credit:

The beach is closed while police await the arrival of explosive ordnance teams and the cordon will be in place until the explosive team make the device safe.

Carmarthenshire Council it has been identified as a military mine and the beach was evacuated of people.


Appeal for 13-year-old girl missing since Sunday

Police are appealing for information on a teenager who has been reported missing since Sunday.

13-year-old Kathleen Allen was last seen in Llanelli. Credit: Dyfed Powys Police / Family Photo

Officers are searching for 13-year-old Kathleen Allen from the Llanelli area.

Also known as 'Kat', she was last seen at approximately 5.30pm on Sunday, August 9. It was believed she was going to the Llangennech area but has not been seen since.

Kathleen is described as having long blonde hair usually worn in a side plait, and is around 5ft 4inches tall. Police say she wears false eyelashes and has prominently drawn on eyebrows.

She was last seen wearing black Puma trainers, a pink Superdry hoodie.

Anyone with information about where Kathleen is should call police immediately on 101.


Daughters' heartbreaking decision to help mum die

Two daughters are selling tickets for girls night out - to pay to send their mother to a Swiss clinic to die.

Mum Jackie Baker, 59, of Swansea wants to travel to the Dignitas euthanasia clinic after being struck down by terminal illness.

ITV Cymru Wales' health correspondent Rob Osborne has been speaking to the family:

Now her daughters Tara O'Reilly and Rose Baker are desperately trying to raise £8,000 so their mother can "die with dignity" in Switzerland.

Hairdresser Tara, 40, is selling tickets for a girls night to fund the heartbreaking trip.

The fundraiser is being held in Llanelli this Friday.

Teenage girl reported missing in Llanelli

16-year-old Jana Mazorkawatz hasn't been seen since Thursday. Credit: Dyfed-Powys Police

A 16-year-old girl has been reported missing from her home in Llanelli.

Jana Mazorkawatz, who is Polish, was last seen on Thursday evening. She's 5ft 2in, of slight build with very long brown hair.

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for anyone who sees Jana to contact 101.

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