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.


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