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Controlled explosion of Aberdeen beach device

Explosion at beach

A controlled explosion has been carried out at Aberdeen beach after a suspected World War Two device was discovered.

Police Scotland said a 200m cordon was put in place near Accommodation Road following the find.

A Royal Navy bomb disposal team was called in to carry out the controlled explosion before 16:00.

Insp Mark Stephen said: "It was established the device had no explosive capability, however a controlled explosion was carried out."

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