A 3-year-old British boy on an Easter egg hunt Saturday morning discovered a live hand grenade.
The device was on the side of a busy road next to the field where families were conducting their Easter ritual in Holford, Somerset.
According to reports in the British press, the boy was actually standing on the device when an adult spotted him.
“We were beginning to count up the eggs at the end of the hunt and I saw a boy of three standing on an object. ‘It was brown and about four inches high. It looked like an Easter egg, but it was a hand grenade,” Stuart Moffatt told the Daily Mail. ” I was shocked. The boy who was standing on it thought it was a rock.”
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