Hand Grenade Found at Kent Country Park

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team carried out a controlled explosion after a hand grenade was fished from a river at a country park near Maidstone.  Magnet fishers seeking to improve the area for wildlife unwittingly dragged the device up from the river bed at Teston Bridge Country Park.

Police secured the area and mobilised the EOD team to come and destroy the device.

See: https://www.kentonline.co.uk/maidstone/news/grenade-fished-out-of-river-at-park-206715/