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Suspected explosive washed up on Baarah beach

An unidentified object suspected to be an explosive has washed up on Haa Alif atoll Baarah southern beach, Vnews has reported.

According to Maldives Police Service the object was reported early morning today, and is currently under the authority of Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF).

MNDF has confirmed that it is in fact an explosive devices and is currently being investigated by their officials who went to the island today.

Local media, referring to the pictures of the object, has said it looks like a naval mine.

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4 Comments on "Suspected explosive washed up on Baarah beach"

  1. shawn crandall on Wed, 26th Mar 2014 9:14 AM 

    This is clearly a fire extinguisher bottle from an aircraft. looks to be the style used in the cargo bay of a 777. Just maybe it’s piece of the flight 370?

  2. hahaha on Wed, 26th Mar 2014 1:30 PM 

    very interesting. considering the object looks almost EXACTLY like part of an aircraft fire suppression system. could this be a part of the missing Malaysia airliner?
    http://www.haveeru.com.mv/news/54153

    http://aae-ltd.com/extinguisher-bottle-assembly/

    take a look for yourselves and see how similar this “explosive device”, looks compared to an “extinguisher bottle” from an aircraft.

  3. cabs on Wed, 26th Mar 2014 8:32 PM 

    So mh 370 went down somewhere near maldives?

  4. Non on Wed, 26th Mar 2014 11:31 PM 

    How come there’s no photo of it here?


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