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Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga- PRO3 Regional Director PBGEN VALERIANO T DE LEON ordered the investigation on the cause of explosion at the DND Government Arsenal, in Limay, Bataan on Wednesday morning, May 26.

According to Bataan PPO Provincial Director PCOL JOEL TAMPIS, at around 10:45AM, an explosion was heard at Bldg 27 of the DND Government Arsenal, Brgy Lamao, Limay, Bataan wherein two (2) persons identified as Macreldo Rodriguez and Allan Wisco sustained minor injuries while two (2) others namely Ricardo Solomon and Marvin Tatel died.

Initial Investigation revealed that the mixture of explosive chemicals being handled by Solomon and Tatel in a separate room exploded for still undetermined cause while portion of Building 27 and other machineries were damaged due to the explosion.

PCOL TAMPIS said that the Crime laboratory and EOD Bataan already conducted crime scene investigation.

PBGEN DE LEON further stated that the Bureau of Fire Protection will come up with the final investigation as to the real or actual cause of the explosion while the cost of damage is still undetermined.(PIO-3)