WWII shell found by resident
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.