South West Wales

Army unit blows up 'bomb' on Cefn Sidan Beach

Explosion
Image caption The device on Cefn Sidan beach was blown up

An army unit has carried out a controlled explosion after a suspected explosive device washed up on a Carmarthenshire beach.

Police closed Pembrey Country Park on Friday following the discovery, with a bomb disposal team called to make it safe.

Dyfed-Powys Police lifted restrictions to the park on Saturday morning.

Cefn Sidan beach remained closed while the operation was carried out.

Image copyright Pembrokeshire Herald
Image caption Bomb disposal team setting up on the beach

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