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Grenade recovered from side of A483 between Chester and Wrexham

Bomb disposal team have made the area safe

A bomb disposal team at work on the A483

A bomb squad was sent out to retrieve a grenade lying near the side of the A483 .

An Army team was dispatched to the dual carriageway between Chester and Wrexham on Monday (March 27).

The explosive was found between the Posthouse Roundabout and junction 7 for Rossett.

A police car and Explosive Ordnance Disposal vehicle were parked up in a lay-by. The scene has now been made safe.

Fortunately there were also no delays for drivers.

A witness said: “I was driving on the A483 to go to work and saw a police car parked up in a layby just after Rossett and then I saw the Bomb Disposal van.

"It was quite a surprise and everyone was slowing down to have a look as you don’t often see that sort of thing on the side of the A483."

The Ministry of Defence has been contacted for comment.

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