De Drie Winkeliers pawn shop in Appingedam had to be evacuated on Wednesday afternoon after a box containing an anti-tank mine of Polish make was found in the store, NOS reports.
A shop assistant spotted the old looking box and opened it to see what was inside. He called the police when he realized it was a mine. The police sent an officer specialized in weapons. The officer concluded that the explosive may be dangerous and the store was evacuated.