Locals find WWI cannon ball in western Turkey

People found a cannon ball, which is believed to be used during the World War I, in the western province of Aydin’s Nazilli district on Tuesday.

The cannon ball was discovered in Yaylapinar neighborhood. Reportedly, Suleyman Tunc noticed a hard object when he was digging earth during maintenance work. Coming across with a large cannon ball, Tunc called the gendarmerie. Police and gendarmerie took security measures in the area and took it to a shooting gallery for detonation.

Police removed people and cars around the area and bomb specialists detonated the cannon ball successfully.