“If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law enforcement agency for assistance”
Police are calling for caution as explosives like this unexploded hand grenade, which was found in a Sydney garage in 2016, are occasionally found.(ABC News: Antoinette Lattouf). Acting Inspector Foran said anyone who discovers suspected explosives should immediately call police.
“Despite the age and condition of these things, they can still be active.”
“People need to be very mindful that if they find anything like this they need to worry about their own safety first and foremost,” he said. Acting Inspector Foran was not sure how the grenade ended up in the river, which flows through the centre of the town. “I could probably give you a million reasons, but what the actual reason is, I could not tell you.
Bathurst. Artificieri dell’Australian Defence Force, intervengono nel greto del fiume Macquarie a causa di una bomba a mano trovata da un gruppo di pescatori. Ordigno risalente alla seconda guerra mondiale.
If you find anything that appears to be an explosive device, do not touch it, leave it where it is and call the police. We will contact the appropriate agencies to properly dispose of the item.