Bomb squad called in after Kansas City employee finds military-grade mortar

A bomb squad had to be called in after an employee found a military-grade mortar in a city building in Rich Hill.

According to the Bates County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to assist the Rich Hill Police Department around 9 a.m. after a military grade mortar was found in a city-owned building.

An employee was looking for tools in the building when they came upon it.

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Source: KESQ/News Channel 3