The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team demolished more than 600 unexploded bombs (UXOs) in the Western Province during Operation Render Safe from 15 to 19 November 2018.
The Operation was conducted in Munda, Rendova, Ringi and Teme on Kolombangara Island.
Officer-In-Charge (OIC) of the RSIPF EOD Team, Inspector Clifford Tunuki said for the first four days of the Operation our Team detonated 374 UXOs in Munda, Rendova, Ringi and Teme in Western Province.
On the final day of the Operation yesterday they detonated 257 UXOs so the total number of UXOs detonated during the entire operation has reached 631 UXOs.
Source: Solomon Star