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Jul 13, 2015 4:55 PM

Police asked to remove WWII grenade from Portsmouth home

PORTSMOUTH - Members of the Portsmouth police and fire departments and the N.H. State Police successfully removed a grenade from a home on Coolidge Drive Monday.

The MK2 grenade had been in the home for more than 50 years and belonged to the resident's grandfather, who served in World War II.

A 65-year-old resident called police asking for help removing a dangerous object.

When police arrived they transported the grenade to a remote area and counter charged it safely.


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