Merauke, Jubi – Residents in Mandala village, Merauke regency, have found a sack containing bullets and six bombs.
The bullets and bombs were allegedly left by Dutch colonizers because the residents discovered them when digging a hole.
“It is true there was the discovery of bullets and bombs by one of the residents on Friday, July 24, 2015. After finding them, the person immediately reported to the police,” Merauke police spkesman Inspector Richard Nainggolan told Jubi at his office on last week.
“We’re not sure whether they are active or not as when received reports, we immediately secured them, “he added.
Norbertus Niken, a resident of Jalan Brawijaya said, he is sure it is bombs and bullets. ” Two days ago residents dug and these items and they ignore it, “he said.
“When I came and dug again, there were bombs and bullets in vast quantities. We immediately secured one sack of bullets and six bombs,” he explained.
He then reported to the police and police immediately came and secured. “We do not know whether they are active or not yet apparently they are still active and if swiped, could be exploded, “he said. (Frans L Kobun/ Tina)