Tentsmuir beach 'WWII bomb' detonated
Bomb disposal experts have blown up a suspected World War II shell which was found on a beach in Fife.
A member of the public discovered the object on the sands at Tentsmuir at about 14:00 on Wednesday.
The Royal Navy explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) team from Faslane was called to the scene, along with the St Andrews coastguard team.
It was detonated at 09:10 after the team's plan to blow it up on Wednesday was hampered by poor weather.
Forth Coastguard said a 50-metre cordon was initially set up around the suspected shell, which was found near Shanwell Farm near Tayport.
After the tide receded the EOD team took it to a point on the beach above the high water mark.
A 400-metre cordon was set up, but the experts were not able to detonate the object because the weather became foggy.
A coastguard team remained there overnight and the shell was detonated on Thursday.