Hand grenade found in hotel courtyard at Oreokastro, in Thessaloniki

A hand grenade was found by police in the courtyard of a hotel in the area of Oreokastro, in Thessaloniki on Wednesday.

The bomb disposal unit called in to investigate the object handed it over to the army’s shooting range in Assiros for a controlled explosion.

The hand grenade was found after police received a phone call alerting them on a suspicious object. No further information was available as to how it ended up outside the hotel.