Shell shock for mountain walker


A walker came across an ‘explosive device’ dating back to the Civil War, according to Alicante National Police.

A force spokesman noted on Monday that officers from the station in Alcoy headed straight to the site in the nearby mountains after the hiker phoned in his report.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at



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