Rusting Live Mortar Round Found in Ground in Missouri

November 14, 2021

When a rusting mortar round turned up on the tool bench of a public works building in Missouri, employee Derek McCubbin didn’t take any chances. “I wasn't aware if it was a training round or live, but I knew it was concerning and shouldn't be there, " he told KCTV. He called the police, who brought in military specialists. They determined the munition was live, and detonated it, leaving a sizable hole in the ground. "You never know what you're going to come across,” McCubbin said. 

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