Bomb threat hits Caloocan university

Published February 20, 2019, 3:37 PM

by Francine Ciasico

By Minka Klaudia Tiangco 

Classes in a university in Caloocan City were suspended following a bomb threat on Tuesday afternoon, police confirmed.

Students, professors, and other personnel of the University of Caloocan City-South Campus evacuate to the university's covered court after several students received bomb threats on Tuesday afternoon. (Photos courtesy of UCC The New Crossroads, the university's official student publication)
Students, professors, and other personnel of the University of Caloocan City-South Campus evacuate to the university’s covered court after several students received bomb threats on Tuesday afternoon. (Photos courtesy of UCC The New Crossroads, the university’s official student publication / MANILA BULETIN)

Students, professors, and other personnel of the University of Caloocan City (UCC)-South Campus were evacuated after several students received bomb threats, according to a Facebook post by The New Crossroads, UCC’s official student publication.

Senior Supt. Restituto Arcangel, Caloocan City Police chief, said a message sent to a certain AB Communication Arts student bared that 10 men will enter and blow up the university.

Prof. Rey Jetajobe, UCC-South Campus administrator, reported the incident to the police at about 2:10 p.m.

The Caloocan City Police Special Reaction Unit declared the university clear of bombs after conducting panelling and bomb search.

Police Chief Inspector Joe Mar Ronquillo said they are still investigating to identify the sender of the bomb threats.

 
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