Grenade found in construction site near Thessaloniki


A military grenade was found by municipal workers in a construction site in the community of Sochos, approximately 50km from Thessaloniki in northern Greece.

According to information from the scene, its worn condition indicates that it is probably a remnant of the Second World War.

Police forces were quickly called to cordone off the area. Bomb disposal specialists are being deployed by the Greek Army to remove it.