WWII shell found by res­i­dent

China Daily European Weekly - - News Digest -

A res­i­dent in Harbin, Hei­longjiang prov­ince, has un­earthed a shell be­lieved to be from World War II, lo­cal au­thor­i­ties said on Nov 22. The man, sur­named Zhang, found the shell when he was dig­ging up wa­ter pipes at the back of his house on Nov 27, and re­ported it to the lo­cal po­lice. The rusty shell mea­sured 58 cen­time­ters long and 15 cm in di­am­e­ter. It had been well pre­served and still posed a high risk. Po­lice moved it to a safe place for in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

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