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Vietnamese military finds two unexploded bombs

Two bombs of 339 kilograms were recently found and disposed of in northern Quang Ninh Province and central Quang Binh Province.

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).

Wartime munition bunker found in Central Highlands province

A wartime bunker of mortar munitions was discovered under the Bao Loc Pass in Lam Dong Province on Wednesday.
July 12, 2019 | 07:59 am GMT+7

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.
March 20, 2019 | 10:23 am GMT+7

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

Survivors, families of Vietnam's most landmine-tainted province recount horror stories

An attempt to dismantle a warhead to get at the explosive inside for fishing killed 13 people 40 years ago.
December 17, 2018 | 08:14 pm GMT+7

Central Vietnam’s deadly legacy provides a livelihood to many

At a time when poverty was rife and there were not many employment options, people scavenged on unexploded bombs despite the great risk.
December 16, 2018 | 11:23 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

Turning bombs into bracelets, as Laos villagers wait for safe land

With a long-stemmed ladle, Vanthon pulls shiny, molten metal from a kiln and deftly pours it into a mould carved in a wooden block.
December 10, 2018 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Hong Kong police disarm third WWII bomb discovered this year

Land reclamations to expand Hong Kong's waterfront in the decades after the war turned up a number of bombs.
May 11, 2018 | 01:45 pm GMT+7

300kg war bomb found in Vietnamese pond

It's been three weeks and the family is still waiting for officials to bring it away.
April 26, 2018 | 04:02 pm GMT+7

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.
December 08, 2017 | 10:55 am GMT+7

250kg wartime bomb unearthed in southern Vietnam

Thinking the bomb was a big rock, the farmer had used it for years to chop firewood on. 
December 08, 2017 | 10:23 am 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

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
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