A bombing attempt on a business establishment in
Larubis said the improvised bomb was discovered when a worker saw a white plastic bag containing electrical wires at the building rented by the Philippine Motor Incorporated, a motorcycle display center, in Barangay East Side,
Larubis said the worker immediately reported to the building owner who, in turn, reported to the police.
The police and military EOD personnel “conducted the render safe procedure and were able to successfully diffuse the IED (improvise explosive device),” he said.
Recovered were a pipe containing trinitrotoluene (TNT), silicon control rectifier, a nine-volt battery and an improvise blasting cap, he said.
Larubis said he placed the police force on alert status to thwart any bombing attempt in
Larubis urged residents to be calm but vigilant by immediately reporting the presence of people acting suspiciously in their community.