Vintage cannon dug up in Binondo | Inquirer News

Vintage cannon dug up in Binondo

/ 04:01 PM April 11, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – A vintage cannon was unearthed in Binondo, Manila on Friday, just days after two vintage big guns were dug up in the same area, Inquirer Radio 990AM reported.

The 8-foot cannon was discovered at a road construction site at the corner of Juan Luna at Muelle dela Industria streets in Binondo, the report said.


The report quoted Manila Police Explosive Ordinance Disposal Section chief Arnold Santos as saying a worker from the Department of Public Works and Highways found the cannon.

The cannon was unearthed after two vintage ones were also dug up in the same area on Wednesday, the report said.


Police said the cannons may date back to the Spanish period.


Two vintage bombs sought for display in Fort San Pedro

WWII tank found at bottom of Manila Bay

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Binondo, Cannon, spanish
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

© Copyright 1997-2022 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.