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VIDEO: Iraqi forces detach and detonate limpet mine from tanker

Screen grab. Explosion in water.

PortandTerminal.com, January 5, 2021 BAGHDAD – Video has been released today showing Iraqi forces detonating a limpet mine that had been discovered attached to the MT Pola, a Liberian-flagged tanker sailing in the waters off the Iraqi port of Basra. Iraq’s military on Saturday said that explosives experts with its naval forces had successfully dismantled the mine. The discovery of …

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VIDEO: WW2 mine blown up off Scottish coast

Explosion underwater near coast.

PortandTerminal.com, December 3, 2020 A Second World War mine found by divers off the coast of Scotland has been detonated by the Royal Navy. EDINBURGH – An 80-year-old German mine discovered in the Firth of Clyde on Scotland’s west coast has been blown up. The mine was trawled by a marine research vessel and was found to contain 770 lbs …

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