Thursday 05th August 2021,
North Edinburgh Community News

Bomb disposal experts carry out controlled explosion at Gypsy Brae

Bomb disposal experts have detonated an unexploded ordnance device at Gypsy Brae. 

The device was discovered in Stockbridge just after 4pm today. 

A large area at the beach was cordoned off to allow the controlled explosion to be carried out.  

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers in Edinburgh were contacted after a possible unexploded ordnance device was discovered near Haugh Street at 4.10pm on Thursday, 5 August. 

“A cordon has been put in place and EOD have been contacted.”

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