Bomb team detonates hand grenade in Churchtown

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A World War II hand grenade found in the roof of a cottage being renovated in the Cornish village of Churchtown, near Bodmin, has been made safe.

Part of the village was closed off and a safety cordon put up when the grenade was discovered just after midday.

The controlled explosion was carried out in a nearby field by bomb disposal experts from the Royal Navy's Southern Diving Group in Plymouth and captured on film by the landlord of the village pub.

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