TACLOBAN CITY-A 43-year-old farmer unexpectedly unearthed a rifle grenade while planting coconut trees in Quinapondan, Eastern Samar.

The incident happened at Barangay 02 Poblacion of the said town around 6:30 am on Sunday (May 26), the local police said in a report.

The farmer, identified only as alias Jo, immediately surrendered the rifle grenade with markings M-76B-AVA-0045-83 to the authorities.

According to the Quinapondan Municipal Police Station, they will turn over the said explosive to the Regional Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Canine Unit (RECU-8) for proper disposition.