Dak Nong: 227kg bomb deactivated Society

Dak Nong: 227kg bomb deactivated

Competent forces in Dak Mil district of the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong, safely detonated a Mark 82 (MK82) bomb weighing 227kg on July 19.
Yen Bai removes 10,000 pieces of UXOs Society

Yen Bai removes 10,000 pieces of UXOs

Nearly 10,000 pieces of unexploded ordnances (UXOs) have been found and destroyed during a three-month campaign in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.
Funding sought to clear unexploded ordnance Society

Funding sought to clear unexploded ordnance

Vietnam needs more funding to clear unexploded ordnance (UXO) from hundreds of thousands of hectares of land, and will continue to seek it from local and international sources, a senior official has said.
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Landmines kill more than 10,500 in six central provinces

Since the Vietnam war ended in 1975, bombs, landmines, and other unexploded ordnance has caused 10,529 deaths and 12,231 injuries and today they still remain, scattered across 35 percent of the land in six central provinces, according to a project jointly carried out by Vietnamese and American agencies.