Bomb squad disarms grenade found in trash

By Samantha Fischer
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Connecticut police say they summoned a bomb squad to disarm a grenade found in trash Thursday.

Connecticut police say they summoned a bomb squad to disarm a grenade found in trash Thursday.

The hand grenade was found by waste management employees, prompting a report to police. When authorities arrived, they determined a bomb squad would need to be called in to safely disarm the explosive. They believe the grenade was either from World War I or World War II, and was discarded alongside other garbage.

According to The Associated Press, no one was hurt and the scene was cleared without incident.

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