Builders find WWI grenades

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Two hand grenades have been discovered during construction works in Vienna.Shocked workers called the police when they found the missiles at a building site in Vienna-Margareten yesterday (Weds).Police officers consulted explosives experts of the interior ministry for assistance. The specialists defused the World War One (WWI) grenades. No one was injured.Around 28 tons of unexploded […]

Taliban ‘use Austrian weapons’


Allied forces fighting in Afghanistan found Austrian weaponry in raided Taliban hideouts, according to leaked files.Internet portal Wikileaks got hold of secret United States documents suggesting that troops operating in the crisis-stricken country discovered grenades and bomb throwers produced in Austria.Austrian officials stressed it would be illegal for companies in the country to sell weapons […]