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GRENADE FOUND
Mercer man finds World War II-era grenade while hunting mushrooms

Reported by: Associated Press
Thursday, April 24, 2014 8:40 AM EDT
GLENWOOD, W.Va.


A Mercer County man made an unexpected find while hunting for mushrooms.

State police Trooper B.R. Wood tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph that the man found a World War II-era pineapple grenade on Wednesday evening.

Wood says the Mercer County Special Response Team disposed of the grenade by blowing it in place.

He says a lot of World War II soldiers brought grenades home as souvenirs. Most were duds or had the charges removed.

Information from: Bluefield Daily Telegraph, http://www.bdtonline.com










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