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Cape Point and Shelly Island Reopen After Military Device is Removed

Cape Point and Shelly Island Reopen After Military Device is Removed”

Earlier on Friday, authorities evacuated the new island that recently formed near Buxton after Dare County Emergency Management was alerted of the device.

It was a member of the Hatteras Island Rescue Squad who was fishing reported the object, the Island Free Press reported.

So, who exactly owns the new island at the NC coast?

A Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal team from Little Creek is on the way to the scene.

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The National Park Service said in a news release that the Hatteras Island Rescue Squad responded to a report on Friday.

The U.S. Coast Guard has closed off access to Shelly Island in North Carolina's Outer Banks after what is believed to be a possible unexploded ordnance was discovered.

The mile-long swath of sand was created by swirling currents and is essentially a giant sandbar. It is separated from Hatteras Island by a few hundred feet of water that is 5 feet deep at low tide.



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