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Another pipe discovered on north Norfolk coast - this time at Sea Palling

PUBLISHED: 15:41 10 August 2017 | UPDATED: 15:41 10 August 2017

One pipe is visible on the beach at Horsey at low tide. Photo: John Goffin

One pipe is visible on the beach at Horsey at low tide. Photo: John Goffin

John Goffin

Another pipe has been spotted on a north Norfolk beach, this time in Sea Palling.

It comes days after a Norwegian-made gigantic pipe was revealed at low tide on a beach in nearby Horsey.

A spokesman for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) confirmed that two pipes in total had been found on beaches in Horsey and Sea Palling.

The MCA said a number of large plastic bore pipes came free when they were under tow off the East Anglian coast destined for Algeria.

All of the pipes released have been brought under control, with some re-attached to towing vessels and others anchored just off shore, attended by guard vessels. The Coastguard said they posed no danger and would be relocated offshore north of Lowestoft, ahead of towing them back to Norway.

Have you taken a photograph of the pipe in Sea Palling? Please email it to david.bale2@archant.co.uk

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