Thessaloniki: World War II grenade removed from Kordelio (PHOTOS)

Thessaloniki World War II grenade

The army operation to remove the grenade that was located on Thursday morning in the area of ​​Kordelio in Thessaloniki was completed shortly after 5 pm.

This is an old type of grenade which was found secured – without the pin being pulled – during works for the installation of fibre optic cables on Iasonidou Street. It is estimated that the grenade is from the Second World War.

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As employees told Proto Thema, the grenade came to the surface when the special machine dug at a depth of about 30 cm for the needs of the work and as soon as they realised what it was about, they notified the appropriate authorities.

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The Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team took responsibility in removing the grenade.

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The deadly item was removed by an army unit, under strict protection measures as there are dozens of houses on the street.

As a precaution, an ambulance vehicle was at the scene, as is usual in such cases.

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