By Cathy Elelman • 07 June 2020 • 16:30
DUMPED: The shell was left in the street next to a rubbish skip
CREDIT: SUP Baleares Twitter @SUPBaleares
A SHELL believed to date back to the Spanish Civil War turned up in an area near to a school in Mallorca capital Palma on Saturday night, Balearic Island police reported.
Officers cordoned of the zone in the vicinity of the Palma plant nursery while a TEDAX bomb disposal unit went in to deactivate the device.
According to Spanish press a local resident alerted the police after coming across the projectile abandoned in the street next to a rubbish skip.
An investigation is underway to find out how the shell got there.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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