The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team will be conducting a bomb blasting operations at Vaninia area, Seghe in the Western Province.
Officer In-Charge of the EOD team Inspector Clifford Tunuki says, “The task will be carried out on 14 July 2022 from 8am to 4pm respectively.
OIC Tunuki says, “I kindly call on the communities of Kavokoasa, Seghe Rural Training Centre, Region fishery, Buni, Lebara, Vitsu and Seghe Station to keep out while the operation is in progress.”
Inspector Tunuki says, “The tasks will be carried on the said date and times only and the mentioned communities are urged to cooperate with the police so that we have this operation safely conducted and completed in a timely manner.”
Mr Tunuki says, “There will be roadblocks and safe evacuations of people at designated areas and locations. Concerned communities will be informed prior to the conduct of this enforcement. Explosive remnants from WWII have impacted our livelihood, environment and developments. Therefore, let us all work together to suppress the threat.”
OIC Tunuki says, it is advisable for us to continue report any sightings of any unexploded bombs through police free toll line 999 or the RSIPF EOD on mobile 7495215 or report it to any nearest Police Stations.