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Survivors of Vietnam’s scrap blast recall 'rain of bullets'

A man won't go back to the house that buried his daughter and a woman cannot fry fish now as the sizzling sound is enough to startle her.

Bomb disposal experts destroy 4-meter US missile found in Hanoi river

Officers think the missile was dropped in 1972, and its detonator was still intact.

Giant wartime bomb removed from major Hanoi river

The seven-foot bomb was lying just meters from the iconic Long Bien Bridge.
November 28, 2017 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

Hanoi to deactivate wartime bomb found in major river

The seven-foot bomb is lying directly under the city’s historic Long Bien Bridge.
November 27, 2017 | 10:21 am GMT+7

2 killed by wartime bomb explosion in Vietnam

A man was trying to dismantle the bomb to sell for scrap when it blew up, killing him and his wife.
October 25, 2017 | 10:28 am GMT+7

Bomb disposal squad deactivates napalm bombs, mine found in central Vietnam

A local man was lucky not to have been blown to pieces when he stumbled across the ordnance in his backyard.
August 30, 2017 | 11:42 am GMT+7

6 killed while sawing leftover mortar shell in central Vietnam

Neighbors said the family had been trying to dismantle a bomb to sell as scrap metal.
August 18, 2017 | 02:53 pm GMT+7

300-kilo war bomb seized while en route for sale in Vietnam

The bomb was unearthed by scavengers in a forest in the central province of Quang Tri.
May 03, 2017 | 11:43 am GMT+7

Boat anchor gets caught on 100-kilo Vietnam War bomb

Officers said it is one of thousands dropped by the U.S. during the Christmas Bombings in 1972.
December 19, 2016 | 10:54 am GMT+7

230kg war bomb deactivated in central Vietnam

Around 1,500 people are killed every year in the country by unexploded ordnance.
November 30, 2016 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Another massive war bomb found in central Vietnam

The 266-kilo bomb is the fourth discovered in Quang Tri Province in the past four months.
November 24, 2016 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Massive batch of war-era ammunition unearthed in Vietnam

80 cartridges were discovered at what used to be a military base in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.
November 07, 2016 | 05:03 pm GMT+7

300-kilo war bomb found in central Vietnam

Unexploded ordnance from the Vietnam War still threatens a fifth of land mass across the country.
November 02, 2016 | 05:12 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

Cleaning up after war: Vietnam's de-miners at work

41 years after the war, un-exploded ordnance continues to kill and maim in Vietnam.
October 14, 2016 | 03:05 pm GMT+7