ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanao Examiner / Oct. 27, 2011) – A day after a bomb explosion killed a civilian in Zamboanga, Globe Telecom issued an advisory late Thursday urging citizens to report to authorities any suspicious or abandoned baggage in the southern Philippine port city.
The advisory, sent out to its subscribers in
The telecommunication giant said the advisory was a public service by the Zamboanga City Government and Globe Telecom.
Abu Sayyaf terrorists had bombed Zamboanga many times in the past. But it was the first time in recent years that such an advisory was sent out by a private telecommunication company to warn the public to stay vigilant and alert.
One person was killed in a bomb blast late Wednesday and that 8 others were reported injured in Sangali village, about 30 kms east of here.
Officials said two more improvised explosives - all made from a lethal mixture of ammonium nitrate and fuel oil - were also detonated by the police in the village.
Just early this month, two bomb explosions ripped through a cockpit arena and a pension house in