Are city policemen ready for bomb attack?
ILOILO City – The Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) conducted a security drill simulating a bomb threat and attack yesterday at the public plaza of Molo.
Police station personnel and those of the ICPO’s Explosive and Ordnance Division demonstrated how they would handle the situation, said Superintendent Efren Lozada, deputy director for administration of the ICPO.
Just this Tuesday around 5:30 p.m., an unattended bag at the Freedom Grandstand caused people to panic.
“We need to conduct exercises to calibrate our policemen’s readiness in handling this kind of situation,” said Lozada.
So how did yesterday’s simulation exercise go?
Lozada noted areas where policemen needed