Tag bombs
Sort by: Newest   | Oldest

900 grenades from Vietnam War destroyed

Over 900 Vietnam War grenades were detonated Wednesday in the central province of Quang Tri by the Mines Advisory Group (MAG).

South Korea donates 200 mine detectors to Vietnam province

A South Korean development agency has donated 200 mines detectors to Quang Binh Province in central Vietnam.

350-kg wartime bomb found near national highway in central Vietnam

Bomb disposal experts in Quang Binh Province have successfully defused a rare bomb found near National Highway 1A after consulting their U.S. counterparts.
March 15, 2019 | 09:36 am GMT+7

Scrap collectors’ dance with death in central Vietnam’s former battlefields

Despite the dangers, the bomb-riddled fields of Quang Tri Province have for decades been the main source of income for many local families.
December 11, 2018 | 10:45 am GMT+7

Mortal shells from war era found at Vietnam construction site

590 pieces of ammunition including mortar shells and rockets found in central Vietnam have been disposed of.
October 13, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Suicide blasts in NE Nigeria kill at least 31: official, local militia

Two blasts ripped through Damboa town in Borno on Saturday evening targeting people returning from a holiday.
June 18, 2018 | 07:52 am GMT+7

Meet the soldiers who defused Indochina's largest wartime bomb

To them, the Vietnam War, during which the U.S. dropped more bombs than the Allies in World War II, has never ended.
February 20, 2018 | 04:18 pm GMT+7

Wartime bomb discovered in Hanoi a stark reminder of a lethal Vietnam War legacy

An estimated 800,000 tons of unexploded ordnance still remain scattered across Vietnam, killing and maiming civilians on a regular basis. 
December 01, 2017 | 09:17 am GMT+7

Experts blow up 130 US cluster bombs in central Vietnam

Officials say that more than 1,000 unexploded bombs left over from the war still litter the site.
April 16, 2017 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's never-ending war: into the trenches with the bomb disposal squad

Disposing of deadly munitions seems an uphill task, but there may be hope.
October 17, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Tunnels and trenches: Vietnamese children battle through the war

More than 100 photos are on display at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi showing how Vietnamese children lived through the brutal hardships of the war.
June 02, 2016 | 03:02 pm GMT+7

Deadly business: collecting the remnants of war

Although it is illegal to collect unexploded ordnance in Vietnam, for many locals in the northern province of Quang Tri the deadly debris has become a major source of income.
March 25, 2016 | 07:51 am GMT+7
go to top