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Unexploded WWII bomb found near Teignmouth

Scuba Diver Chris Cunningham found the bomb near the Teignmouth coast. Credit: Chris Cunningham

A World War Two bomb has been discovered near the Teignmouth coast in Devon.

It is believed to have been dropped by the German military during the war, and weighs around 600kg.

The Royal Navy bomb disposal team is at the seafront and will be working to tow the device out to sea before carrying out a controlled explosion.

The Coastguard have cordoned off part of the seafront for the public's safety.

It is believed the bomb weighs around 600kg. Credit: Chris Cunningham



Swimmer dies after being pulled from the sea

The swimmer was rescued by the coastguard but died shortly afterwards Credit: ITV News

A woman has died after being pulled from the sea at Teignmouth. Police were called out shortly after 8pm last night, Monday 4 July.

The swimmer, who was in her 50s, was brought to shore by the Coastguard with help from members of the public.

She was treated by ambulance staff but died at the scene.

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