“Is that a frickin grenade?” Tense moment treasure hunter finds bomb buried in mud of river bank

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THE moment a treasure hunter realises a “plastic” toy grenade is the real thing has been captured in a dramatic video.

Simon Bourne found the bomb partially embedded in mud alongside part of a plastic toy crocodile.

But when the 37-year-old ran a miniature metal detector over the object he quickly realised it was a genuine Mills No.36 grenade.

The grenade, which was widely used in both World Wars and continued to be made until the early 1970s, was exposed at low tide in the River Crouch, Battlesbridge, Essex.

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