Plumbers find WWII-era grenade under home

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SAN DIEGO — A bomb squad disarmed a World War II-era hand grenade that was found Monday underneath a house in Barrio Logan.

Bomb squad responded to the reports of a grenade found under a home.

Plumbers working beneath a home in the 3100 block of Boston Avenue reported seeing the grenade around 4:15 p.m., according to San Diego police watch commander.

A team of bomb technicians deactivated the grenade, then took it to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar for disposal, the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department spokesman Lee Swanson said.

It was unclear how the weapon wound up beneath the home.

Authorities did not block any roads and no one was injured.


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