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Wartime bomb safely detonated in Bac Lieu

Army engineers successfully carried out a controlled explosion on a 340 kilogram bomb on March 30 that had been discovered in An Phuc commune, Dong Hai district.

400-kilogram war bomb unearthed in Vietnam

The bomb was found two meters from a main road in the Central Highlands resort town Da Lat.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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