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According to a county official, a grenade launcher and grenades were found at a county landfill on Thursday.

ELKHART — An explosive device was found at the Elkhart County Landfill on Thursday, prompting a search by authorities for any other explosives.

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office investigated the device found by a landfill employee around 9 a.m. An unspecified explosive device was found discarded at the landfill, and was removed and disposed of by the Elkhart City Police Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit, according to the sheriff’s office blotter.

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