Solomon Islands: 101 WWII Bombs Removed From Residential Area


The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has removed 101unexploded ordnance (UXOs) at Gilbert Camp in Honiara in a two days operation.

Officer-in-charge (OIC) EOD Inspector Clifford Tunuki says, “EOD operators have unearthed 101 UXOs after we received the report from the community. The UXOs are safely stored at Hells Points for render safe.”

OIC Tunuki says, “EOD operators have identified the bombs, they are US 105mm High Explosive Projectile remains from World War II.”

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Source: Solomon Times