Fisherman lands Second World War grenade in catch and takes it home before calling Army

Army bomb squad experts had to be drafted in to blow up the lethal Second World War device in a controlled explosion.

But the fisherman actually took the hand-held bomb home with him before raising the alarm after catching it in the River Wensum at Hellesdon, Norwich, on Sunday.

Shocked residents said the blast shook their homes when the ordnance was blown up near Hellesdon Road bridge that night.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said: "We were called at 2.20pm to reports of a...
source: Express

2017-09-19 17:49
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