A home-made nail bomb was among the scores of potentially deadly items army bomb disposal experts were called to deal with across Tayside and Fife last year, it has emerged.

New figures have revealed that specialist Ministry of Defence (MoD) personnel were called out on 265 occasions across Scotland in a 14-month period to make safe a variety of objects.

Reported by the Courier. You can read the full story here. 

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