Michael's Dispatches

Survival Tip: Beware of Captured Grenades

March 3, 2005

Short Fuse

 

Baquba, Iraq

Coalition forces capture enemy grenades like this every day. There can be a temptation for people unfamiliar with munitions to pull a pin and toss it, like fireworks. Some of these grenades come with ZERO-delay fuses. The instant the spoon is released, the grenade will explode.

 

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