Bomb fears squashed

Sunday Herald Sun - - NEWS -

A GER­MAN man, 81, called po­lice to tell them he found a World War II-era bomb in his gar­den but, when of­fi­cers showed up, they found a large zuc­chini in­stead.

The man found the 5kg, 40cm veg­etable in his back yard in Bret­ten, in the south­west­ern state of Baden-Würt­tem­berg.

Of­fi­cers were able to dis­pose of the veg­etable with­out hav­ing to call a bomb­dis­posal team.

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