The National Police of Granada has neutralized two hand grenades from the First World War (1914-1918) period. An worker of a meals firm situated in Granada discovered them inside one of many meals processing machines, whereas going by means of the washing course of, after receiving a cargo of potatoes from France.
The employees on web site made a primary evaluation and adopted safety measures across the explosive objects on the request of specialised law enforcement officials from the Tedax (Technical Specialist in Explosive Device Deactivation) of the Eastern Andalusia Police Headquarters.
After an preliminary inspection of the Tedax, after adopting the suitable safety measures and utilizing the technique of the specialty, they verified that they have been two artifacts of a army nature consisting of a defensive grenade of German origin and one other British fragmentation grenade. , each with apparent indicators of corrosion, which had led to their quick security.
Next, they carried out a extra detailed evaluation of the artifacts, being recognized as army materials used within the First World War and, given their poor state of conservation, they have been transferred for his or her subsequent neutralization.
The city the place the cargo of greens got here from is situated within the north of France, in a spot near the place British and French forces confronted German troops throughout the First World War.
The National Police warns that the invention of any explosive machine have to be instantly dropped at the eye of the Security Forces and Bodies, avoiding always any manipulation, on condition that, regardless of the passage of time, they will maintain their explosive cost intact and consequently its damaging capability.