Malawi Police, army examine military explosive found in Machinga

Some villagers in Machinga have come across a military explosive which police suggest could be a rocket propelled grenade.

Security forces examining the grenade

The villagers said they immediately reported the matter to their traditional leaders who in turn reported it to the police in the district.

Some police officers say the explosive could be a head of rocket propelled grenade.

“We have asked our colleagues from the Malawi Defence Force to come and identify it as we continue to carry out our investigations on how it was found there,” said a police officer.

Police and Malawi Defence Force spokespersons asked for more time before commenting on the issue which has baffled the peace loving people in the area.

The area is in the border with neighbouring Mozambique which had been at civi war for 17 years.

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Hera
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Hera

Rocket propelled grenade siimawoneka choncho.

mafumu
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mafumu

I think it’s a remaining on Mozambique war

Piper
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Piper

This is cause for worry regardless how old uxo may seem to be. Something isn’t right unless there is a proper explanation to it. Otherwise it smells…. bad !

Mphwache
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Mphwache

MK2 Hand Grenade, old series, probably defunct

kaunda
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kaunda

how do you know that is old series &probably defunct?

Bystander
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Bystander

Aliyense kuti ziiiiiii. Eni ake alankhula.kkkkkkk

Nyambi
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Nyambi

What the article is showing is not what it is saying.

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