Hand grenade found at plaza across Batangas City police station

Published July 21, 2018, 12:06 PM

by Patrick Garcia

 

By Lyka Manalo

BATANGAS CITY– A hand grenade was found by a landscaper in the vicinity of Mabini Plaza across the city police main station and city hall, Saturday morning.

FILE PHOTO: Pixabay (Manila Bulletin)
FILE PHOTO: Pixabay (Manila Bulletin)

Batangas City chief of police, Supt Sancho Celedio said the hand grenade was found at around 9:20 p.m. by Armando Ayroso, 39.

He said the grenade was in a pile of soil in front of Plaza Mabini on P. Burgos St., Barangay 1 this city which is now under renovation.

Celedio said the old-type (Atis type) hand grenade was part of soil aggregates brought in by a contractor in one of its trucks from outside the city.

He said the old fragmentation was turned over to the Explosive Ordnance Division (EOD) for proper disposition.

 
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