The explosion being carried out on the breakwater off the coast of Cowes
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Isle of Wight WWII device exploded on breakwater

A World War Two anti-aircraft round has been destroyed in a controlled explosion by Royal Navy bomb disposals experts.

The six inch (15cm) long device was found by construction workers on Thursday in shingle brought from Southampton for a new breakwater.

A Royal Navy team arrived on Friday and detonated the device on the breakwater at 12:35 GMT.

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