NM homeowner finds grenades in shed
DEMING, N.M. (AP) - A bomb squad from Fort Bliss, Texas, was
called and a highway was closed after a New Mexico homeowner found
World War II-era grenades and dynamite in a shed.
Luna County Sheriff Raymond Cobos says the homeowner was
cleaning out the shed before demolishing it when he found the
Cobos says the explosives ordnance demolition team from Fort
Bliss arrived about 2 p.m. Thursday at the site near N.M. 418 and
took the items to a firing range, where the team blew them up.
The highway was closed for about 30 minutes while the team moved
the grenades and dynamite.