Four Rusty Unexploded Ordnance, One Vintage Bomb Discovered Cagayan


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(Manila Bulletin) Four unexploded ordnance (UXO) described as Japanese cartridge 81 high explosive and vintage bomb were found in two separate locations in Gatarran town in this province on Tuesday, August 2.

The Cagayan Police Provincial Office (CPPO) reported Wednesday night that joint personnel of Gattaran Police Station led by its chief, Major Ronald M Balod, Cagayan Provincial Explosive Ordnance Device (EOD) and Canine Unit (k9 Unit) led by Lieutenant Danilo Belnas and 2nd Maneuver Force Platoon, 2nd Provincial Mobile Force Company carefully did the retrieval operation at around 5:30 p.m. in a vacant lot in Brgy Centro Sur.

The vacant lot where the four UXO were found is said to be owned by a certain Honesto Buenio.

Also reported was the discovery of a vintage bomb in an abandoned house in Zone 2, Brgy. Takiki, Gattaran, Cagayan.


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Published: Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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