Grenade recovered along Dipolog shoreline PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 29 April 2017 13:29

A fragmentation grenade was accidentally discovered by a 13-year old girl along the shoreline of Barangay Miputak Diplog city last Wednesday.

A Police Regional Office-9 report said that the incident occurred at around 6pm last Wednesday at Purok Bularan Surf, Barangay Miputak, Dipolog city.

The grenade was reportedly found by Jocelyn Suminod Tabancura, 13 years old and a resident of the area.

Initial investigation showed that Jocelyn  was playing along the shoreline when she accidentally stepped on the fragmentation grenade.

Elements of Dipolog City Police Station together with Explosives and Ordnance personnel went to the area and recovered the grenade.

Police are still investigating circumstances prior to the discovery of the explosive.

The grenade was placed under the custody of the EOD for proper disposition.  (LAJ)