Spanish explosives experts defuse grenade at Madrid center for minors

grenade at Madrid

A team of explosives experts have safely destroyed a training grenade after the weapon was thrown over the wall of a center for minors in the Hortaleza district of Madrid.

According to police, the device which carrys a small explosive charge, was military grade, and placed inside a plastic bag.

The migrant center has been the target of a number of attacks, the most serious of which was an attempt by 30 youths to enter the premises on October 30.