Statement of the DND on the explosion in the Government Arsenal
27 May 2021
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     Secretary of National Delfin N. Lorenzana conveys his deepest condolences to the affected families of the victims of the explosion that occurred at the Government Arsenal in Limay, Bataan yesterday morning, 26 May 2021. The unfortunate incident resulted in the deaths of two personnel of the GA who were on duty, with two others sustaining minor injuries.

     The SND has directed the GA conduct a thorough review of the safety and protective measures implemented in the manufacturing facilities to ensure that a similar incident will be avoided in the future. The GA shall also ensure that appropriate assistance and attention are extended to the families of the personnel who died in the line of duty. 



Director Arsenio R. Andolong
Department of National Defense