In the river in the Kuzbass found the grenade of times of Civil war

© RIA Novosti / B. Korobeynikova in photobomber of the river Tom within the limits of the city of Kemerovo. Archival photoIn the river in the Kuzbass found the grenade of times of Civil war© RIA Novosti / B. Korobeynikova the image Bank

The soldiers of Regardie in Kuzbas have destroyed made about 100 years ago grenade, which was found in the river a resident of the city of Belovo, told RIA Novosti on Monday the representative of the regional Department of the Ministry Dmitry Kirsanovsky.

«A local man surrendered to the police a subject similar on a grenade. A suspicious finding 39-year-old man found under a bridge in the river Bachat with the help of a search magnet. After inspecting the item, despite the strong corrosion, the engineers of Regardie established that the finding is a grenade «f-1″ French production during the Civil war,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, the munition with explosive material and posed a threat of explosion, so the soldiers of Regardie brought a historic discovery on a secure site where and destroyed it.

Events of the Civil war in Siberia unfolded mostly in 1918 – 1921 years.

It is estimated the ongoing operation «Weapons», the residents of Belovo, pass the grenade, a reward in the amount of two thousand rubles. Police thanked the man for his vigilance, but in the future it is strongly recommended never to take such things in hand.

«Found grenades and other munitions citizens should immediately report to the police, in any case not to transfer or transport it yourself. Careless handling of such finds could lead to an explosion,» said Kirsanovsky.

As explained RIA Novosti the head office of the Affairs of the Kuzbass, since the beginning of 2017, the inhabitants of the region voluntarily handed over to law enforcement agencies around 400 weapons and 2.8 thousand ammunition. The total amount of payments made to the population within the framework of the operation «Weapon», amounted to 2.2 million rubles.