Asia

  • A French-era mortar discovered metres away from a kindergarten. (VOA/M. Brown)
  • Bomb on scales at scrap yard. (VOA/M. Brown)
  • A scrap dealer stands next to UXO in his yard. (VOA/M. Brown)
  • Project Renew's Rapid Response Team. (VOA/M. Brown)
  • The rapid response team clear up after the explosion, the kindergarten is in the background. (VOA/M. Brown)

More War-Era Munitions Uncovered in Vietnam

Published March 01, 2013

The number of war-era bombs and mines reported in central Vietnam has risen in recent years as more contaminated land is cleared for development.


You May Like

Multimedia Obama Defends Immigration Action

Obama says with his executive action on immigration, enforcement resources will be focused on 'felons, not families; criminals, not children' More

US-Led Airstrikes in Syria Kill Over 900: Monitoring Group

British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the toll includes more than 50 civilians, five of them women and eight of them children More

Report: Obama Broadens US Combat Role in Afghanistan

The New York Times says resident Barack Obama has signed a classified order extending the role of US troops in Afghanistan for another year More