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    WWII mortar discovered in Flemish Brabant

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    A mortar from the Second World War was discovered on Thursday evening in Ezemaal, in the municipality of Landen (Flemish Brabant). The Explosive Device Disposal and Destruction Service (Sedee) was dispatched to the site, according to local police.

    The mortar was found on the edge of the Sint-Jobstraat. Firefighters and police came to the scene and notified the Sedee, who found that it was a safe artillery object.

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    “No one had to evacuate,” said a police spokesman. “Our services remained on site until the mortar was removed by the Sedee.”

    The Brussels Times