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A Royal Navy bomb squad has blown up a military flare found in Benbecula.
The ordnance was originally discovered on the shore at the North Ford causeway, between
Grimsay and Benbecula.
The finder took the phosphorous flare - which may have been a powerful powerful marker
flare for a submarine - off the shore onto the road.
A police officer guarded the area overnight .
Ordnance experts from Faslane arrived on Sunday and undertook a controlled explosion
of the device.
Bomb disposal squad blow up ordnance washed ashore
28 August 2017