Terror fears as grenade numbers in UK soar

The number of grenades seized from criminals trying to smuggle weapons into the UK has soared, fuelling fears they could fall into the hands of terrorists.

Police found 17 grenades on criminals between January and April this year, compared with 40 discovered over a four-year period between 2013 and 2017.

The most recent seizures were in Sussex and Scotland where the devices – believed to be from the former Yugoslavia – were attached to the bottom of vehicles.

The largest haul included six grenades and 1.5kg of dynamite which were discovered by Police Scotland.

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Source: Sky News