Monday, 16 September 2019 | 11:33 WIB

Locals in Tasikmalaya Find Mortar While Digging for a Well

Locals in Tasikmalaya Find Mortar While Digging for a Well (special)

TASIKMALAYA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Residents of Lewo Babakan Village, Linggajaya Village, Mangkubumi District, Tasikmalaya City, were shocked with the discovery of a mortar.

The mortar was found by local residents Saepullah and Suharna while digging a well on Fahmi's land at a depth of 1 meter.

Mangkubumi Police Chief Ipda Agus Ferdi explained, his office had just received a report on the findings of one mortar at around 12:30 WIB.

"After receiving a report from a member of the Mangkubumi Sub-District Police Station, police went to the scene of the crimeand found a mortar with a length of 30 cm," Ferdi said .

Agus Ferdi further said that after being checked by officers, the mortar was genuine mortar.

"Only one mortar was found, and its size was as big as a bottle," he said.

The bomb disposal team has confirmed that the object is genuine mortar. Furthermore, the mortar was taken by the bomb disposal team to be destroyed.