Artillery Shell Found in Provo Basement

Artillery Shell Found in Provo Basement

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(KSL News) -- An old World War II warhead caused commotion in downtown Provo today. Construction workers spotted the artillery shell in the basement of the old Provo Pharmacy.

The bomb squad came in, and the building was evacuated while investigators checked the warhead for explosive residue.

Artillery Shell Found in Provo Basement

Military investigators say tests proved the warhead is harmless.

Now though, the owner of the warhead faces new problems -- police also found several dangerous chemical mixes in the pharmacy's basement.

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