WWI grenade found in Brierley Hill


A WWI grenade has been found in Brierley Hill in the West Midlands resulting in a controlled detonation.

An unexploded hand grenade dating back to the First World War was found in a back garden shed in Pensnett, Brierley Hill.

Following the discovery, the Royal Logistics Corps’ Bomb Disposal division carried out a controlled explosion, working with the West Midlands Police’s tactical support team.

The grenade was buried beneath sandbags ahead of the detonation.

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