Singapore police safely detonate 100 kg World War II aerial bomb

Updated: Sep 26 2023 3:29PM

By Gurdip Singh

Singapore, Sep 26 (PTI) Singapore police said a 100 kg World War II aerial bomb recovered recently was on Tuesday safely detonated in Upper Bukit Timah, a jungle reserve during the war.

More than 4,000 residents in the area, now a suburban housing estate, are set to return home later on Tuesday for the authority’s decision to evacuate them this morning for safety reasons.

Following two controlled detonations in the afternoon, the authorities are carrying out safety checks in the area, Channel News Asia reported.