27 UXO Found in Brunei


Bandar Seri Begawan: Police in Brunei said on Sunday that 27 unexploded World War II era bombs have been discovered at a construction site in the centre of the capital Bandar Seri Begawan.

A group of construction workers found the mortar bombs, which are believed to be from the period between 1941 and 1945 when the Japanese were occupying Brunei, Xinhua quoted police as saying in a statement.

Police said the supervisor of the construction workers informed police on Saturday. As a result of the discovery, a part of Jalan Ong Sum Ping road was closed.

Members of the public have been urged to refrain from touching or disturbing any suspicious or dangerous items.

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