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#Grenade

# grenade - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Man tackled to ground after throwing grenade at Ethiopian prime minister

One person was killed and more than 80 others were injured in the incident.

# grenade - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Limerick homes evacuated as Army Bomb Disposal Team explode grenade found in the area

The grenade was discovered in the vicinity of a private residence on the Pennywell Road.

# grenade - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says

President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country’s entire armed forces to respond.

# grenade - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Policeman injured after grenade thrown at French embassy in Athens

The grenade left a tennis ball-sized hole in the pavement, and shrapnel marks on the embassy gate and guard post.

# grenade - Friday 17 July, 2015

Investigation after hand grenade found on waste ground in Dundalk

Gardaí were alerted to the grenade this afternoon.

# grenade - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Army bomb squad disarm grenade in the Phoenix Park

The device was historic, but viable.

# grenade - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Second historic grenade in three days made safe by bomb disposal team

A controlled explosion of the device was carried out on a beach in Wexford.

# grenade - Monday 26 January, 2015

Grenade found during building work could have been there for 100 years

The alarm was raised after the device was found at a home in Aghada, Cork, last evening. It was blown-up at a nearby green area.

# grenade - Thursday 9 October, 2014

'Historic yet viable' grenade rendered safe in Wexford

The device was from the early 20th century.

# grenade - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Army called in after old grenade found in building work on Cork home

The Defence Forces said the grenade dates back to the 20th century but was still considered dangerous.

# grenade - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Army conducts 'painstaking' search for explosives at derelict building

A “volatile” War of Independence grenade has already been found at the Dublin location and it is believed there may be a number of dangerous devices there.

# grenade - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Grenade made safe in Galway dates from the War of Independence

The grenade was found during building works in the area.

# grenade - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Fears of further political violence mount after two die in Bangkok grenade attack

It comes a day after dozens were injured in an attack at an anti-government rally.

# grenade - Friday 7 February, 2014

Army renders safe third historic grenade in last seven days

This time the device was found at a commercial premises in Roscommon.

# grenade - Friday 31 January, 2014

"Very dangerous" early-20th century grenade found in Co Cork

The item was made safe by the army bomb disposal squad.

# grenade - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Six Pakistani children killed while playing with hand grenade

The children, aged seven to twelve, were playing near their home when the grenade exploded.

# grenade - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Man finds live War of Independence grenade while gardening in Limerick

The device was made safe with a controlled explosion.

# grenade - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about water safety, Anglo emails and Irish sporting exploits.

Home owner finds grenade from War of Independence in garden

A number of homes were evacuated in Drumcondra as the device was made safe.

# grenade - Friday 14 June, 2013

From The42 The Lions are cheats, just like every other New Zealand side -- Bob Dwyer Grenade

The Lions are cheats, just like every other New Zealand side -- Bob Dwyer

“You don’t have to be smart to cheat, you just have to be a cheat,” says Dwyer (possibly) while stirring a pot Down Under.

# grenade - Friday 17 May, 2013

Grenade filled with nails would have caused 'serious injury or death'

The PSNI said the grenades had been intended to attack police.

# grenade - Monday 21 January, 2013

Amsterdam wants end to Hells Angels civil servants

The mayor of Amsterdam says he doesn’t believe its possible to be a member of Hells Angels while working in public service.

# grenade - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Live grenade from the Civil War found at recycling centre in Clare

An Army bomb disposal team carried out a controlled explosion on the live grenade.

# grenade - Thursday 20 September, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Someone in Iran threw a grenade on a football pitch JUST before it blew up Boom!

VIDEO: Someone in Iran threw a grenade on a football pitch JUST before it blew up

One player bent down to pick up the grenade and throw it off the field and it went off just seconds after he let go.

# grenade - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Grenade from Irish War of Independence made safe in Rathmines

The grenade was found in Rathmines in south Dublin earlier tonight.

# grenade - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Grenade and gun attacks on Kenyan churches kill 10

Two churches were targeted in what officials believe were attacks mounted by Somali militants.

# grenade - Monday 25 June, 2012

Three killed in grenade attack on bar in Kenya

US Embassy in Nairobi had warned its citizens on Friday of threat of “imminent” terrorist attack in Mombasa.

# grenade - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Toy grenade sparks evacuation of building near Ground Zero

A fake explosive was intercepted by mailroom staff – mounted on a plaque that read “Complaint department: Take a number”.

# grenade - Thursday 15 March, 2012

WWI-era grenade discovered in Leitrim garden

The grenade had to be destroyed in a controlled explosion.

# grenade - Thursday 9 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

Army defuse WW1-era grenade found on Laois farm

The grenade was found during excavation work at the farm in Emo.

# grenade - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Chinese soldiers pass around a live grenade Hot Potato This post contains videos

WATCH: Chinese soldiers pass around a live grenade

Don’t try this one at home…

# grenade - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Unexploded grenades discovered at Sligo house

The two grenades, dating from the early 20th century, had to be destroyed in a controlled explosion.

# grenade - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

10-year-olds escape injury as dissident grenade fails to explode in Derry

PSNI officer was talking to two children when the bomb “fell at his feet” but failed to detonate.

# grenade - Friday 18 February, 2011

Former soldier guilty of trying to kill pregnant wife with grenade

Nicholas Fabian, 33, has been sentenced to life for attempting to murder his wife, who was seriously injured in an explosion outside their home.

# grenade - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

Bomb disposal expert on trial for attempted murder using grenade

The accused’s pregnant wife received serious leg injuries when the device exploded underneath her car in March 2010.

# grenade - Thursday 23 December, 2010

PSNI officer and family forced to leave home after grenade discovered

A police officer and his family were forced to flee their Fermanagh home after a grenade was discovered on their property.

# grenade - Wednesday 4 August, 2010

IRANIAN OFFICIALS have denied that the county’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was attacked by a grenade while on a visit to the western city of Hasmadan.

Newswires had reported the attack earlier this morning, but a spokesperson for Ahmadinejad said the explosion was from a “firecracker.”

“It was a firecracker, and a statement will be released soon,” the source told AFP.

Reports on a conservative website claimed that a hand grenade had exploded next to a vehicle carrying reporters accompanying the president in the western city of Hamedan.

President Ahmadinejad later delivered a live televised speech to locals gathered in a stadium, but he made no reference to the incident.

Returers have said Ahmadinejad – a populist hardliner – has accumulated enemies in conservative and reformist circles in the Islamic Republic as well as abroad.

During a speech in Tehran on Monday, Ahmadinejad said he believed he was the target of an assassination plot by Israel. “The stupid Zionists have hired mercenaries to assassinate me,” he said.

The oil market reacted calmly to the alleged attach with an analyst saying, “people are just waiting to see what this is about”.

Meanwhile the White House has rebuffed an offer by Ahmadinejad for a face-to-face debate on foreign policy with US President Obama.