Fishing boat trawls torpedo head Published: 28 January, 2008
The coastguard said it was not known where the ordinance came from
BOMB disposal experts have blown up a torpedo head which was trawled up in the nets of a fishing boat off the Devon coast.
The device was brought up by the Katherine M on Sunday evening about a mile south of Plymouth breakwater, BBC News reported.
A spokesman for Brixham Coastguard said it was not known where the ordinance came from.
A temporary exclusion zone was put in place while the torpedo head was detonated by Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD).
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