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Land mine found in Goodwill donation box

Goodwill workers in Colorado found an unwelcome donation.
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July 22, 2009

A Claymore land mine, typical of those used during the Vietnam War, was found in a Goodwill donation box yesterday in the Denver, Colo. suburb of Arvada.

The olive-green, rectangular box was printed with the words “Front Toward Enemy and discovered by Goodwill workers. Police were contacted and the nearby strip mall evacuated.

A bomb squad safely disposed the device.

No suspects have been identified. 

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