Live 105mm howitzer shell found PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 11:34

By DAN TORIBIO JR.

A live 105 mm howitzer shell was recovered near a police-tanod post in Barangay Malagutay last Monday afternoon.

Sinunuc Police Station comamnder Chief Insp. Hingming Chang Ladjaali disclosed that PO2 Said Sahor assigned at the police-tanod post reported around 1:25 p.m. that an explosive was found near the area. Immediately it was reported to the Bomb Squad for proper action.

Ladjaali said that bomb experts carefully inspected the area before they retrieved the explosive.

Bomb experts identified the explosive as a 105 howitzer shell.

Police said that it can be exploded anytime in case of mishandling.

Authorities have appealed to the public to report immediately to the nearest police or military installation in case of recovery of such dangerous explosive.

Police were still trying to determine who brought the explosive to the area. – Dan Toribio