Fire at Philippines police HQ

A fire at a police armoury in Manila has triggered a number of explosions of stored ordinance, giving a scare to local police and passers-by.

The blasts happened after a fire in the armoury of the Camp Crame building where explosives, bullets and other weapons were stored.

Initial reports suggested the fire was an accident.

There were no reports of casualties. Police said a number of people were in the building when the fire started.

25/02/2004

Bron : BBC World

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