Segensworth recycling centre shut in grenade scare

A GRENADE sparked a bomb scare at a Hampshire dump today.

Bomb disposal experts were called in after the weapon was discovered this morning at the household recycling centre in Barnes Wallis Road, Segensworth.

The facility was closed to the public immediately after the gas-filled grenade was spotted at around 8.40am.

The pin had not been removed from the grenade, and emergency teams have removed it from the scene.

The centre was re-opened shortly before 10am.

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2:53pm Sat 16 Oct 10

bigronthestaff says...

Being closed for an hour probably cost the recycling centre a bomb.
Being closed for an hour probably cost the recycling centre a bomb. bigronthestaff
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10:34pm Sat 16 Oct 10

vag says...

An explosive device in Barnes Wallace road, you couldn't make it up.
An explosive device in Barnes Wallace road, you couldn't make it up. vag
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11:46pm Sat 16 Oct 10

orange-bud says...

Perhaps it's the WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION that theyve been looking for but never found .
it's amazing what these wombles find now-a-days , wasnt like that when i were a kid lol
Perhaps it's the WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION that theyve been looking for but never found . it's amazing what these wombles find now-a-days , wasnt like that when i were a kid lol orange-bud
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1:42am Sun 17 Oct 10

Ferngully says...

Another story blown up out of all proportion
Another story blown up out of all proportion Ferngully
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