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V2 bomb location identified

The bomb is where the yellow buoy is Credit: ITV Anglia

A Royal Navy spokesman at the scene has just said the bombs are usually about 10 metres long and this oneis deeply embedded into the seabed with just its tail showing.

Today is the team's second attempt to do a recce. They say they want to excavate around the bomb but the tide is too high and is likely they do excavation work tomorrow when the tide is expected to be lower.

Royal Navy bomb disposal unit at the scene in Harwich.

Royal navy bomb disposal team on site Credit: ITV Anglia
Team of bomb disposal experts are inspecting bomb having walked out on the mud flats at low tide Credit: ITV Anglia

Royal Navy divers are inHarwich assessing whether a German V2 rocket found in the harbour is still dangerous. The World War II rocket was reported by members of Harwich YachtClub. It's partially submerged about 200 metres out to sea.


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