2 detonations on a Gwynedd beach

Two controlled explosions were carried out by the Explosive Ordnance Disposal & Search Regiment on Black Rock Sands beach in Morfa Bychan.

The grenades belonged to a deceased man and were found by his family who reported to the police. The military Regiment transported the grenades to the beach on Wednesday (21st June, 2022).

North Wales police stated:  “Yesterday we were contacted by a member of the public who had found two hand grenades at a property that belonged to their deceased brother.

“The 11th Explosive Ordnance Disposal & Search Regiment attended and remove the explosives, and transported them to Black Rock Sands, where a cordon was put in place before they were detonated in a safe manner. PCSO Paula Stewart was given the honour of pushing the button to blow them up.”