Fisherman "Nets" Ordnance

Orleans, Massachusetts Orleans Police and Fire personnel responded to reports of a fishing vessel which had dragged ashore a rusty ordnance item. Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad and Navy EOD teams took possession of the ordnance shown below.

The munition was moved to the end of the harbor and safely detonated in a controlled environment. According to Orleans Police, the round was likely deposited in the area from target practice that occurred in the area during the 1960s.

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