UK: Residents evacuated after men ‘placed hand grenade outside a house’ before fleeing the scene in Bury

People living in Whitefield had to be evacuated from their homes after a hand grenade was reported to have been found on a street.

The police believe that two men on a motorbike “placed a hand grenade outside a house and then fled the scene” in Bury. The incident took place at Randale Drive in Whitefield.

Bomb disposal experts, police officers and firefighters were all called to the “item of concern”. After tests and examination, police have now confirmed that this item was a hand grenade.

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Source: ITV News