HCPD bomb team ‘safely neutralized’ suspected unexploded ordnance found on Garden City beach

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GARDEN CITY, SC (WBTW) – The Horry County Police Department bomb team “safely neutralized” a suspected unexploded ordnance found on a beach in Garden City, the department said in a tweet.

“Overnight, the #HCPD Bomb Team safely neutralized a suspected unexploded ordnance that was ultimately identified as a Mark 25 Marking Flare,” HCPD’s tweet on Monday morning said.

HCPD responded to a call for an ordnance found on a beach near North Waccamaw Boulevard around 8:45 p.m. Sunday.

Police spokesperson, Mikayla Moskov, said the initial caller reported it as a ‘possible unexplored ordnance’ a child uncovered while digging in the sand.

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