CLARK FIELD, Pampanga - Two Zamboanga-bound C-130 military aircraft carrying 250 American sailors were diverted here last Tuesday, due to bomb scare in Zamboanga.

The arrival here of the sailors was confirmed last Wednesday by Karren Kelly, press attache and public information officer at the US Embassy but she did not comment on a reported bomb threat.

About 400 other American troopers from the navy, army and aircraft earlier arrived here for exercise Balance Piston. (Fred Roxas)