Vintage bomb found in Calapan City

Children playing in a seashore village in Calapan City stumbled a World War II vintage bomb, police said.

The Philippine National Police in the Oriental Mindoro capital said that the vintage bomb, three inches thick and one and one-half long, was found by children on the seashore of Brgy. Lazareto on November 2.

Immediately, barangay officials in Lazareto prompted police about the unexploded ordnance that was already emitting smoke, the Philippine Information Agency reported.

Responding policemen brought the bomb to the nearby quarters of the PNP at Camp Efigenio C. Navarro, where it was safely detonated.

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