Lethbridge police dispose of Second World War military device

A Lethbridge police officer removes an explosive device from a home on Monday, Sept. 25. Global News

A few homes in Lethbridge, Alta., had to be evacuated after police received a call about an explosive device being found in a basement.

Lethbridge police say it appears it was a Second World War military device.

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They say it has been safely removed from the scene by their explosives disposal unit, and was transported to an authorized location and disposed of.

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