POLICE RECOVER 5 WW2 BOMBS IN GATTARAN TOWN

POLICE RECOVER 5 WW2 BOMBS IN GATTARAN TOWN

By Glen S. Ramos

GATTARAN, Cagayan – Five bombs (four unexploded ordnance and one vintage bomb) were recovered by Gattaran Police Station Tuesday (August 2, 2022) here.

The bombs were retrieved in separate areas during a search and rescue operation held by authorities.

The four unexploded ordnance bombs were found at the residence of Honesto Buenio of Barangay Centro Sur and the vintage bomb was acquired in an abandoned house in Zone 2, Barangay Takiki.
The joint forces of Gattaran PS, Canine Unit (K9 Unit), and 2nd Maneuver Platoon of Provincial Mobile Force Company of Cagayan Provincial Police Office immediately responded to a report made by Visitacion Molina who discovered the vintage bomb and from an anonymous tip by a concerned citizen where the unexploded ordnance bomb where found.

The said items are now in the custody of the Provincial Explosive Ordnance Disposal and K9 unit for safekeeping. (ai/mtvn)

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