Robot fumbles with grenade and runs over it on accident

This morning in San Francisco, a robot was called into a bomb scene to dispose of a grenade that was discovered in the possessions of a recently deceased relative. The event was caught by a news crew on live television, and is nerve wrecking to say the least. The bomb defusing robot managed to pick the grenade and dropped it. After it dropping  the grenade, the robot proceeded to run over it unknowingly. Fortunately nothing happened and the reporters are still around to tell the tale of the robot and the grenade. Looks like machines aren’t perfect after all. Well to be fair, the robot was controlled by a human being sitting somewhere far away from the action, and the robot isn’t exactly that easy to control. Watch the video after the break – it’s about 10 minutes long, and quite suspenseful despite the lack of action:

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