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Hollowed out grenade causes evacuation of Atlanta bus station

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Photo of people lining the street after being evacuated from the downtown Atlanta bus station courtesy of WSB-TV, Atlanta Photo of people lining the street after being evacuated from the downtown Atlanta bus station courtesy of WSB-TV, Atlanta
Atlanta, GA -

Atlanta's downtown Greyhound bus station was evacuated Monday morning after what appeared to be a hand grenade was found.

Hundred's of people were told to get off buses and the bus station was evacuated at about 5 a.m. this morning when an object that looked like a hand grenade fell out of a box.

Forsyth Street was closed to vehicle and foot traffic.  Commuter trains on a nearby rail were halted for over an hour as police investigated.

Atlanta police say the grenade was real, but was hallowed out and posed no threat.

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