Saturday, 08 Augst 2020 | 19:11 WIB

Locals Discover Live Grenade at Construction Site in Bekasi

Locals Discover Live Grenade at Construction Site in Bekasi (wikimedia)

BEKASI, NETRALNEWS.COM - A residential development project area in Kampung Bulak Macan, North Bekasi, Bekasi City, West Java, has been sterilized by the police regarding the finding of an active grenade there.

The area has been sterilized by installing police lines for investigation purposes.

"We have sterilized the area where the grenade was found by installing police lines for police investigation," a police officer of the Bekasi City Police said.

As reported by Antara, the officers summoned a team from the Jakarta Metro Police Bomb Squad to disarm a grenade stored in a vacant lot.

The pineapple grenade was found at about 12.00 while some construction workers were on the scene.

A number of local residents assume, the grenade was a relic of the past based on the physical conditions that have been dull and rusty.

"It looks rusty and dull," said Sardi (41), a local resident.

The discovery of this grenade had surprised residents around that time around the location. Residents appeared to gather around the scene to watch the grenade evacuation process.