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Safety warning as arise in magnet fishing hobby sees anglers fish out guns and grenades in UK rivers

Hobbyists have been urged to stop fishing with super-strength magnets after guns and grenades were plucked from a bottom of Britain’s canals.

Magnet fishing has captivated an augmenting series of enthusiasts after a surprising hobby was highlighted by England rugby star James Haskell progressing this year. 

But authorities are now cautioning opposite a activity after a series of dangerous objects were dredged adult from Britain’s rivers and canals including several unexploded World War Two grenades and an Uzi submachine gun.

In June, Martin Andrews, 43, and his son Jack, 19, died while magnet fishing in a waterway in Huddersfield. An inquisition was non-stop and shelved during Bradford Coroner’s Court.

The pair…

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