Artillery shells found on former army land where First Nation casino now stands – Medicine Hat News

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Artillery shells found on former army land where First Nation casino now stands – Medicine Hat News

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 2015393 Views

July 29, 2015

CALGARY – The recent discovery of large artillery shells in the Weaselhead Flats and on a section of the Tsuu T’ina Nation has renewed public safety warnings in the area that once housed military training.

Peter Manywounds, CEO of the First Nation, says the former Harvey Barracks used to be located where the Grey Eagle Resort and Casino now stands.

He says two 155-millimetre artillery shells, weighing approximately 135 kilograms each, were recently spotted and disposed of.

One of the shells was located on Tsuu T’ina land while the other had washed into the Weaselhead Flats natural environment park.

Read More: http://medicinehatnews.com/news/provincial-news/2015/07/29/artillery-shells-found-on-former-army-land-where-first-nation-casino-now-stands/

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