Unexploded Second World War-era mortar discovered at Fort Rodd Hill, Vancouver Island

A groundskeeper at the Fort Rodd Hill National Historic site in Colwood got more than they bargained for when they unearthed an unexploded mortar.

The Parks Canada worker was clearing invasive plants from an unused part of the site when he discovered a more than 80-year-old shell.

The mortar was located partly under the ground of a rocky, heavily wooded gully not open to the public.

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Source: CTV News