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Man mistakes courgette for bomb

November 14, 2017

A German resident has been left embarrassed after discovering what he thought was an unexploded WWII bomb was actually just a rather large courgette.

The 81-year-old man called police to his house in Bretten, near the city of Karlsruhe in Germany.

Upon arrival, however, police realised the unexploded bomb was actually just a massive courgette that had somehow made its way into his garden.

Officers said the vegetable “really did look like a bomb”.

The man does not grow courgettes, and police believe that the offending item must have been thrown over his fence.

The courgette was very dark in colour and weighed in at a very impressive 5kg. It was 40cm in length.

Unexploded bombs are a common discovery in Germany. In May this year, 50,000 people had to be evacuated following the discovery of a dormant explosive in Hannover.

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1

pore guy

2

bro how did ha get that mixed up

3

How could he get that wrong he should feel really sheepish

4

how?????? I saw the picture before I read the post and I was like "that is a bid courgette" to my friend

5

weird thing it is big

7

i would of thought it was a bomb to ) :

8

How about you go up and take a look? It actually looks like a bomb, he photo just isn’t good quality 🙃

9

Who would abandon such a beauuuuutiful courgette?

10

how can this be true

11

Should have gone to specsavers

12

It actually looks like a small bomb!

13

SOOOOOOOOO FUNNY

14

Pretty funny but he is smart for calling the police about what he thought was a bomb since you don’t go poking bombs they might explode doing that

15

it a grenade not a bomb

16

🙄😂

17

thats kinda wierd

18

that dose not look like a bomb

19

I feel like really sorry for the man, and he is 81 so it’s not really that bad.🙂

20

Should have gone to spec savers!!

21

the real question is.... Who throws giant vegetables over peoples fences?

22

dats kinda funny

23

He is 81 to be fair that kind of dose

24

Wow.
Okay then.

25

Wow just wow 😳

26

Wwwwwhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaattttttttt???????????