Kenyan Aviation Student Arrested with Explosives at a Hotel in the Philippines

A Kenyan aviation student was on Tuesday arrested in the Philippines with bomb-making materials.

Philippine News Agency reported that Cholo Abdi Abdullah was nabbed at Rasca Hotel in Iba, Zambales, a province in the northwest of the Philippines.

The country’s Director of Criminal Investigations and Detection Group (CIDG) Major General Amador Corpuz said the suspect was also found with a pistol, rounds of ammunition, an improvised explosive device, and a hand grenade.

“Seized from the suspect were a 9-mm pistol, magazine and ammunition, one unit of an improvised explosive device, a hand grenade, and other bomb-making components,” a police report read.

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