UK: Salisbury roads reopened as grenade pulled from river

A gand grenade believed to be from the Second World War has been pulled out of a river in Salisbury.

At around 5.15pm Wiltshire Police announced a road closure on Facebook, asking the public to avoid the surrounding area if possible.

It was then revealed that a member of the public called the police to report the discovery of what’s believed to be a Second World War hand grenade.

The roads closed were Churchill Way South, between College Roundabout and Exeter Street Roundabout, and New Bridge Road, in both directions between Exeter Street and New Bridge roundabouts.

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Source: Salisbury Journal