Bomb threat at Ormoc City hall a false alarm, says police
ORMOC CITY — Police found no explosives at the New Ormoc City Hall following a bomb scare from a still unknown person at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7.
Col. Nelvin Ricohermoso, chief of the Ormoc City police, said an employee of the Mayor’s Office received a text message that read “Asalam alaikum s loob ng isang oras may sasabog jan sa City Hall. May nilagay kami na bomba jan.”
Ricohermoso said he immediately ordered the employees to vacate their offices, saying the local police did not take the threat lightly.
K9 dogs and members of the Explosive and Ordnance Disposal Specialist of the Ormoc City Police Office inspected the offices but found no explosives.
Ricohermoso said the sender of the bomb threat used a prepaid card which can be thrown after using it.
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