Police recover 21 vintage bombs at Binondo warehouse
Manila, Philippines—Twenty one (21) vintage bombs were recovered by police at a warehouse in Binondo, Manila, Monday afternoon, a Philippine National Police official said.
PNP spokesman Chief Superintendent Agrimero Cruz Jr. said the 21 pieces of 155-millimeter Howitzer vintage bombs were recovered inside Great Way Ventures Warehouse at 205 Jaboneros Street in Binondo, Manila around 12 noon.
In a separate interview with Police Officer 2 Allan Pancho, an official from the Manila Police District Explosive Ordnance Disposal department, he said the bombs were recovered in an elevator by workers who are renovating the building for its new owner.
“Hindi namin ito hinukay. Nakita ito sa elevator at ini-report sa amin (We didn’t dig this. We saw this at the elevator and it was reported to us),” Pancho said.
Pancho said the bombs will be turned over to the National Capital Region Police Office for proper disposal.
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