"Last weekend, some Russians decided to get rid of garbage as well as 'unattended' explosive devices," criminal police said in a statement.
The news service RIA Novosti reported a 57-year-old man in the Amur Region was killed and his wife was injured when the 80-millimeter artillery round he was dismantling in his back yard went off. The news agency said a Tatarstan resident seriously injured himself while constructing a homemade explosive device.
Careless handling of a flash grenade burned a man in the Vologda Region, and two men in the Nizhny Novogorod Region were seriously injured when a buried 76-millimeter artillery round, discovered while clearing an area around a grocery store, detonated, the news service said.
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