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56 vintage bombs unearthed in Bataan

Bebot Sison Jr., Ric Sapnu - The Philippine Star

BAGAC, Bataan, Philippines — Fifty-six World War II vintage bombs were unearthed in this town on Monday.

Town police chief Capt. Michelle Gaviola said the projectiles measuring 76 millimeters were discovered by a farmer while clearing his backyard in Barangay Parang to plant sweet potatoes.

Col. Joel Tampis, Bataan police director, said personnel of the municipal and provincial police, provincial explosive canine and military intelligence units helped unearth the bombs.

Tampis said the bombs could still explode and cause damage to life and property if mishandled.

VINTAGE BOMBS

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