Bomb attack foiled in Dipolog PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 01 July 2011 16:58

Police Regional Office-9 Director Chief Supt. Elpidio Z. De Asis Jr. has commended  a   security guard for his vigilance and alert that led to the discovery of an improvised explosive device before it could have exploded at Bagsakan Edad Market, T. Claudio St., Miputac,  Dipolog City last Thursday morning.

The security guard was identified as a certain Gumandol of the Armor Security Agency

De Asis said that while conducting roving patrol, Gumandol discovered a suspicious item inside a cloth bag placed at a plant box in front of the Mother & Child Clinic along T. Claudio St..

When he checked the bag, Gumandol found a plastic clock & wirings and immediately notified the Dipolog City Police Station about it. Thereafter  policemen secured the site while SPO1 Albofera of the
9th Regional Public Safety Battalion initiated disruption measures on the said IED about 7:30 a.m.

Scene of the Crime Operatives of Zamboanga del Norte conducted SOCO for the detonation of the IED so that people will not be harmed. — Allen Abastillas