Isle Of Man / Ellan Vannin

Unexploded WW2 bombs found on Isle of Man

Civil Defence, Isle of Man
Image caption The devices were discovered in a green lane next to the Sartfell Plantation in the west of the Isle of Man

Two unexploded World War Two bombs have been discovered in the west of the Isle of Man, according to police.

A spokesman said two mortars were discovered on a green lane track in the Sartfell area, near Kirk Michael.

Military bomb disposal specialists are travelling to the island to help local emergency services detonate them.

Sgt Andrew Reed said: "The area is currently cordoned off and will remain so until the [bombs] are disposed of - the risk to the public is low."

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Image caption Isle of Man police said a team were travelling to the Isle of Man from the UK to dispose of the unexploded WW2 mortars

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