War relic found near Lorong N Telok Kurau safely detonated: Army

War relic found near Lorong N Telok Kurau safely detonated: Army

The war relic placed on sandbags before detonation. (Photo: The Singapore Army/Facebook)
SINGAPORE: A war relic discovered around Lorong N Telok Kurau was safely detonated on Thursday (Oct 5).The relic was found on Tuesday, The Singapore Army said in a Facebook post on Thursday night.The day it was found, the Singapore Armed Forces' Explosive Ordnance Disposal team assessed the object to be a high explosive projectile measuring 15cm in diameter and 59cm in length.The team safely detonated the projectile on Thursday afternoon, it said.
The detonation comes a week after another World War II projectile was found and detonated at a construction site on Jurong Island. Another war relic was found near East Coast Park in March last year and seven war relics near Changi Airport Terminal 2 were disposed of last February.
Source: CNA/mz