Gardener Digging Flower Bed In Massachusetts Finds Mortar Shell
RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. People find all kinds of things buried in their backyard. For most people, those items aren't explosive. But it was for a man in Westborough, Mass. He was doing yardwork when he found what he suspected to be a mortar round. He called the authorities. Turns out he was right. Thankfully, no one was hurt. The local police say the state police bomb unit retrieved it and detonated it in a secure location. It's MORNING EDITION.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc., an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process developed with NPR. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.