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Published: 14:55, 29 June 2020
| Updated: 19:08, 29 June 2020
Police cordoned off a section of beach to allow for bomb disposal teams to move in.
A suspected wartime device was unearthed today at Minnis Bay, Birchington, and subsequently blown up by experts.
Officers set up a cordon and moved people off the beach, near The Parade, as a precaution.
Specialist Army teams were brought in and surveyed the unexploded bomb before safely disposing it.
A force spokesman said: "Police was called at 12.10pm on Monday 29 June 2020 to a report of a suspected wartime munition near The Parade, Minnis Bay, Birchington."
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