EXPLOSIVES experts were called out to destroy a mortar round discovered in Gwynedd.

The Ministry of Defence confirmed an Army Explosive Ordnance Team was called out to Llanllechid near Bangor on Friday, to remove a 1 x 2” high explosive mortar round - which was destroyed on location at 6.10pm.

A spokesman said: “Military personnel are regularly required to assist with the disposal of historic ordnance such as this, ensuring every situation is dealt with as quickly as possible for the safety of the general public.”