August 31, 2009

Resident finds land mine in garage

Authorities in Cincinnati said the bomb squad was called to dispose of a land mine discovered in the garage of a home.

Police said the Cincinnati Bomb Squad was called to the home Sunday afternoon by the resident who found the device and the mine was safely destroyed, WLWT-TV, Cincinnati, reported Monday.

Bomb squad officers did not say whether the mine was active and they did not specify whether the device was destroyed at the scene or taken to a secure location for detonation.

No one was evacuated from the home or the neighborhood during the incident.