Military mortar found in Monterey garage

Army response: The Australian Defence Force were called after an old mortar was found in Monterey on Friday. Picture: 7 News

Army response: The Australian Defence Force were called after an old mortar was found in Monterey on Friday. Picture: 7 News

A old military mortar was found during a clean up of a Monterey garage this morning.

St George police were called to Burlington Street in Monterey at around 10:30am after a man cleaning a garage found the bomb.

Officers closed the street and the bomb squad were called.

It’s not believed the device was live.

The Australian Defence Force was called and have since removed it for disposal.

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