'˜Massive explosion' heard near Bracklesham
People living in the Bracklesham Bay area have reported hearing a '˜huge bang' which '˜shook' the whole area this afternoon.
Several people have contacted police with concerns after seeing a bomb disposal unit in the area and hearing a loud explosion at around 4.30pm.
Sussex Police has just tweeted a reply to one Medmerry Park Holiday Village resident, saying Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) had conducted a controlled explosion on ordnance nearby.
Military munitions and are often found on Medmerry Beach, with Selsey Coastguard posting videos of controlled ordnance explosions on New Year’s Eve.