Wartime device discovered in Portrush

02/05/19 Army carry out a controlled explosion on a suspected war time device at Portrush Harbour on Thursday evening, the device was uncovered during works being carried out at the harbour. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
02/05/19 Army carry out a controlled explosion on a suspected war time device at Portrush Harbour on Thursday evening, the device was uncovered during works being carried out at the harbour. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

Army bomb disposal experts were called to Portrush Harbour on Thursday evening after a suspected World War 2 bomb was uncovered.

The device was uncovered during works being carried out at the harbour. A controlled explosion was carried out.

Army carry out a controlled explosion on a suspected war time device at Portrush Harbour on Thursday evening, the device was uncovered during works being carried out at the harbour. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

Army carry out a controlled explosion on a suspected war time device at Portrush Harbour on Thursday evening, the device was uncovered during works being carried out at the harbour. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

Pictures by Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia.

02/05/19 Army carry out a controlled explosion on a suspected war time device at Portrush Harbour on Thursday evening, the device was uncovered during works being carried out at the harbour. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

02/05/19 Army carry out a controlled explosion on a suspected war time device at Portrush Harbour on Thursday evening, the device was uncovered during works being carried out at the harbour. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

02/05/19 Army carry out a controlled explosion on a suspected war time device at Portrush Harbour on Thursday evening, the device was uncovered during works being carried out at the harbour. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

02/05/19 Army carry out a controlled explosion on a suspected war time device at Portrush Harbour on Thursday evening, the device was uncovered during works being carried out at the harbour. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia