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Police: World War II hand grenade found in Marion home

November 17, 2017

MARION, Iowa (AP) — Police say no one was hurt when a World War II hand grenade was found in a Marion home.

Cedar Rapids television station KCRG reports that police were called about a possible live grenade Thursday afternoon. The resident reported finding the relic while cleaning.

A member of the Marion/Linn County bomb squad went to the house to examine the device and remove it.

Police say they don’t known if the device was still functional.

No one was hurt, and no property was damaged.


Information from: KCRG-TV, http://www.kcrg.com

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