Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

25/1/2008

Thieves target war memorial in Solomons

Thieves in the Solomon Islands have sawed a World War II monument from its base intending it sell it for scrap metal, but later dumped it because it was too heavy to carry.

It’s part of a worrying trend that has seen locals bring unexploded World War II bombs, ammunition and other relics into population centres to sell as scrap, police in the capital, Honiara, said. for more click here

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