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World War II-Era Rocket Found in Tarkio Scrapyard

An E.O.D. Team from Whiteman Air Force base is responding to the area to ensure the explosive is rendered safe.

Posted: Mar 23, 2018 1:35 PM
Updated: Mar 23, 2018 1:39 PM

(TARKIO, Mo.) A World War II-era M6 anti-tank rocket was found at a scrapyard in Tarkio Friday. 

Tarkio Chief of Police Tyson Gibbons says that the area around 201 South 1st Street has been roped off as a precaution.

An E.O.D. Team from Whiteman Airforce Base is responding to the area to dispose of the rocket. 

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