'Suspicious-looking' avocado triggers bomb scare

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2 November 2004 , MAGDEBURG - A supermarket in eastern Germany was evacuated briefly on Tuesday after a "suspicious-looking" avocado triggered a bomb scare. Store staff called police after finding an avocado which appeared to be wired to explode. Bomb squad experts determined that the wires were had been used by a fruit importer to aid in determining the ripeness of the shipment of avocados.

2 November 2004

MAGDEBURG - A supermarket in eastern Germany was evacuated briefly on Tuesday after a "suspicious-looking" avocado triggered a bomb scare.

Store staff called police after finding an avocado which appeared to be wired to explode.

Bomb squad experts determined that the wires were had been used by a fruit importer to aid in determining the ripeness of the shipment of avocados.

DPA

Subject: German news

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