Cops said a ‘flashbang’ device was found in the Elgin Street address.

BOMB SQUAD specialists raced to a property in Edinburgh after the “unexplained” death of a woman.

Cops were called to the house around 12.51pm after the female’s body was found.

Bomb squad officers raced to the Elgin Street address

Bomb squad officers raced to the Elgin Street address

And an explosive device, understood to be a ‘flashbang’, was found in the property on Elgin Street in Leith.

Explosive Ordinance Disposal experts were called to investigate.

Now detectives have launched a probe into the 51-year-old’s death, which is being treated as unexplained.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Officers in Edinburgh are investigating following the unexplained death of a 51-year-old woman at an address in Elgin Street, Leith.

“The incident was reported to police around 12.51pm on Thursday, August 10.

“When in attendance officers discovered an explosive device, thought to be a flashbang device, within the property.

“The Explosive Ordinance Disposal attended and the device was recovered from the property.”

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