Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Christchurch: Police Alerts After Finding Explosives And Ammo In House

Christchurch on bomb alert after police find explosive device and ammo in house

Just early this morning, a container filled with explosive materials was seen in a house in the Phillipstown area of Christchurch, New Zealand.

It can be recalled that an attack was launched few months ago leaving so many  people dead.  This  scene has stirred up tension in Christchurch

Freshreporters News gathered that the policemen are on active operations due to the discovery. A bomb disposal team, ambulance and fire and emergency crews are at the scene.

Mirror UK reported that the suspicious package was found in an empty property and has since been made safe by The New Zealand Defence Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit,

It was further gathered that all houses close to the zone has been adequately evacuated as a precaution, while several officers and a police dog were seen going inside the house at the centre of the threat. A no-fly zone was also put in place over the area.

A 33-year-old man has been arrested and is "currently speaking to police".

Canterbury District Commander Superintendent John Price said: "Police have located a package containing a suspected explosive device and ammunition at a vacant address on Newcastle Street in Christchurch.

"Members of the community are asked to continue to report any concerning behaviour or activity in their neighbourhoods as we all work together to ensure the safety of our community."

The bomb scare comes weeks after 50 Muslims were killed in an attack carried out by a gunman on two mosques in the city.

A spokesman for the St John Ambulance service said an ambulance was on standby at the request of police but had not treated any patients during today's incident.

Share This


  1. explosive device in the church is this not another problem to all churches

  2. God why all this? explosive device in worship centres. is it that the world is coming to an end

  3. I pray all this churvh bombings end one day

  4. Thank God for not hurting anybody.


Use either of the two comment systems below ''Blog comment" or "Facebook comment''