Salvage operation under way after 12 sections of a giant pipe broke free from Norwegian tugs bound for Algeria

Sections of a giant pipe, one almost half a kilometre long, have washed up on the north Norfolk coast after breaking free from Norwegian tugs bound for Algeria.

A 480 metre (1570ft) length of the plastic piping beached between Sea Palling and Winterton on Friday. Earlier this week a 200 metre section appeared at low tide further west at Horsey.

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