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Heiderhof forest: Kids find WWI hand grenade

Heiderhof forest : Kids find WWI hand grenade

Kids playing in the forest on the Heiderhof on Wednesday stumbled upon something metallic, old and most unusual.

A spokesperson for the Bonn police says they were notified about the discovery and they send a police squad and bomb experts to the scene at about 4:15 p.m. in the vicinity of am Pappelweg.

When it was determined that the grenade was not a danger, it was secured and removed. Authorities at the scene could not say how the World War I hand grenade ended up on the Heiderhof or how long it had been lying there.

Orig. text: ga