Lithuanian officers discovered a shell at the border with Belarus and looked after the dangerous discovery until it was destroyed, the State Border Guard Service (VSAT) said.
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The item resembling an explosive was Friday spotted by Lithuanian border guards of the Varėna unit in a forest close to Ašašninkų village, which is around 300 m from the state border.

According to the press release, the border guards called the police and mine neutralization units, which identified the finding as a 85 mm wartime shell. The explosive was destroyed on the spot.

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