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7 war relics found at Changi Terminal 2 site

3RD DISCOVERY IN A MONTH: A member of SAF's Explosive Ordnance Disposal team assessing the relics. They were safely disposed off on-site.


    Feb 18, 2016

    7 war relics found at Changi Terminal 2 site

    THE Singapore Armed Forces' (SAF's) Explosive Ordnance Disposal team was called into action again, after seven war relics were found at a construction site near Changi Airport Terminal 2 over the weekend.

    This is the third war relic discovery in under a month - a 105mm British projectile was found in Sengkang West on Jan 22 while a 155m projectile turned up in a Changi Coast construction site on Feb 9.

    Both were successfully detonated.

    Announcing the latest find in a post on the Singapore Army's Facebook page on Tuesday, SAF said its team worked through the night to safely dispose off the relics on-site at midnight.

    The relics had been assessed to be two 3.5-inch and 3-inch projectiles, a point detonating fuse, a 40mm anti-aircraft round, a 0.5-inch empty cartridge and two 0.303 empty cartridges.

    Last year, SAF announced 11 incidents of war-relic disposal on social media.