Woman unearths hand grenade in Stoke Gifford garden

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.css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}A woman unearthed a hand grenade while doing some gardening at her home.

Avon and Somerset Police were called to the house in Harry Stoke Road, Stoke Gifford, at 16:50 BST on Saturday after she found the device that morning.

A police spokesman said: “Explosive Ordnance Disposal (OAD) was informed and advised a 20m (65ft) cordon was put in place purely as a precaution.”

The device was moved to a safe location for a controlled detonation on Sunday morning.

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