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Vintage World War II mortar found in Manchester

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MANCHESTER, CT (WFSB) -

Manchester firefighters responded to a possible explosive device that turned out to be a vintage World War II era mortar.

The device was found in a Nye Street resident's garage and was reportedly oozing a green substance.

Police said there was no evidence of recent leakage of any internal substances, and there was no need for a neighborhood evacuation.

The state's police bomb technician properly disposed of the device.

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