Magnet anglers regularly find bicycles or lost keys, but a grenade is not that common. Last weekend a fisherman on the Toussaintkade, behind the Palace Gardens of the Noordeinde, found a German grenade!

The fisherman immediately called the police and they called in the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Service (EOD), so we read at the AD.


It turned out to be a German artillery shell. This is rendered harmless on the beach of Scheveningen. †

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