The 266kg bomb was safely defused (Photo:


Hanoi (VNA) – A bomb weighing 266kg was defused in Coc Hamlet, Huong Linh commune, Huong Hoa District, the central province of Quang Tri on January 11.

It was found about two metres under the ground by workers who were installing grids for a wind power project in the locality.

The MK82 bomb is is believed to have been made and dropped by the US military during war.

Local defence forces have moved the bomb to a shooting range for detonation.-VNA