Philippines: Bomb components discovered anew in Northern Samar


Police recovered on Friday, November 20, another raw materials used in the manufacturing of improvised explosive device (IED) in San Antonio, Northern Samar.

Colonel Arnel Apud, director of Northern Samar Police Provincial Office (NSPPO), said they are doing “incessant intelligence monitoring” against persons behind the manufacturing of explosives in the island municipality.

Joint elements of San Antonio Municipal Police Station, 1st Northern Samar Provincial Mobile Force Company and the Provincial Explosive Canine Unit recovered the IED components inside a sack along the shore of Sitio Pungdol, Barangay Burabod, San Antonio following a report from a concerned citizen.

Photo from Northern Samar Police Provincial Office

Source: Sunstar News