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Spanish explosives experts defuse grenade at Madrid center for minors

Spanish explosives experts defuse grenade at Madrid center for minors

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A team of explosives experts on Wednesday safely destroyed a training grenade after the weapon was thrown over the wall of a center for minors in the Hortaleza district of Madrid. According to police sources, the device was military grade, and placed inside a plastic bag. “These artifacts carry a small explosive charge… but they do carry one,” the same sources said. The migrant center has been the target of a number of attacks, the most serious of which was an attempt by 30 youths to enter the premises on October 30. According to sources at the center, a security guard “found a grenade inside a trash can on the basketball court” at 11am on Wednesday. “The police were called in, and they stopped anyone from coming in or leaving.” Images to which EL PAÍS has had access show an area inside the center that had been cordoned off. The center while the explosives experts were at work. By 12.15pm, the explosives experts had safely destroyed the device, having concluded that it was a type…
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