World War Two grenade explodes in Salford

Army bomb disposal experts were called to a cemetery in Salford after a ‘live and viable’ Second World War grenade was found on playing fields.

The explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) team from the Royal Logistics Corps blew up the grenade in a controlled explosion at Weaste Cemetery.

A member of the public found the device and called 999.

Salford Council confirmed that the grenade was part of a small pile of waste and rubbish fly-tipped at the scene.

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Source: ITV News