Cornwall

Grenade found in Cornwall garden

Royal Navy Bomb Disposal
Image caption Royal Navy Bomb Disposal said many World War II grenades were brought back as souvenirs

A World War II grenade discovered in the garden of a Cornwall house has been taken away by a bomb disposal team.

The Mills grenade was found at Dunstanville Terrace in Falmouth on Saturday.

A team from Royal Navy Bomb Disposal, based at Devonport naval base in Plymouth, removed the grenade.

It said it was not dangerous because the explosive and detonator had been removed.

A spokesman said that many grenades were kept by service personnel as souvenirs after World War II.

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