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WW II 'Explosive' Found in Wake Barn

Posted March 18, 2008
Updated March 19, 2008

— People cleaning out a barn just outside of Wendell Tuesday evening got a surprise: what looked like a World War II-era explosive.

Authorities said the explosive found at 6317 Weathers Road was a training device and did not pose a danger.

Several families who lived nearby left their houses until authorities determined it was safe for them to return.


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  • oldcmag Mar 19, 2008

    Now I wonder when Bush will show up and throw them in Gitmo for having a weaponon of mass distruction!

  • Adelinthe Mar 19, 2008

    What a surprise!!! Bet they didn't need their coffee that morning privateassassin. Bet they had to change their undies though.


    God bless.

    Rev. RB

  • PraiseHim Mar 19, 2008

    privateassassin, that's funny!

  • privateassassin Mar 19, 2008

    Usually, references to World War II are abbreviated as WWII, and not WII...from first glance, I thought someone had found a Nintendo Wii explosive in a Wake County barn, ha ha ha! The coffee hasn't quite kicked in yet!