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Portland Coastguard Alerted to Beached Grenade

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9:29am 18th October 2012

Portland Coastguard's been called out after a member of the public discovered a smoke grenade on the shoreline.

It was handed into a Coastguard Office and carefully taken away by Ordinance Disposal expert’s yesterday morning (Wednesday 17th October 2012).

The grenade was found along Sandbanks in Poole.

Used explosives - like smoke grenades - can still be dangerous and anyone who comes across one should report it.

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