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Missouri woman finds WWII bomb in yard

Posted at 12:28 PM, May 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-04 16:39:25-04

A woman in Missouri found a very unusual object in the soil in her yard. Turns out the object was a World War II Japanese Navy bomb.

The woman called the police after she figured out that it might be a bomb.

For the next six hours, authorities from the state to federal level were on the woman's property analyzing it.

They determined it was still live with a blast radius of 500 feet.

In the end, it was detonated at a range on an air force base.

However, it's still unclear how the object ended up in the yard.