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WWII vintage bomb turned over to military

ECHAGUE, Isabela, -- A huge World War II vintage bomb was turned over to the military on Sunday after Peregrino Derdil, barangay treasurer of Santa Monica, Echague reported the presence of the said bomb in a warehouse-turned junk shop.

Police and military personnel immediately proceeded to the junk shop and saw the vintage bomb measuring 1.5 meter in length, 1.4 centimeter in radius and weighed at more than 1000 lbs.
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Police Chief Inspector Rogelio Taliping, chief of police of Echague town, said the vintage bomb reported by this concerned citizen from Santa Monica, was verified by police authorities as a WWII vintage bomb

He said that if improperly disposed, it will cause a huge damage to lives and properties in the area.

Taliping said that the bomb's impact will be felt as far as three kilometers if it will explode.

The vintage bomb is now at the custody of the military at Camp Melchor dela Cruz under the Explosive and Ordnance unit of the 5th Infantry Division, Philippine Army.

Taliping thanked the concerned individual for informing them about the bomb as he urged other residents in Echague town to report any unknown object especially if it is destructive to avoid accidents.
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