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Town clerk hopes unexploded device in Ramsey is one-off

Discovery of mortar by Mooragh a surprise

Ramsey Town Clerk Peter Whiteway is hopeful the recently discovered unexploded device in the town is a one off.

What's believed to have been an unexploded World War Two device was discovered by workers at the Iris Project site on Mooragh Promenade on Wednesday.

A controlled explosion was carried out by a Royal Navy Bomb Disposal team on Thursday morning.

Mr Whiteway says the mortar's discovery came as a surprise - and hopes it's an isolated incident:

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