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Quang Tri: over 460 shells deactivated

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Quang Tri: over 460 shells deactivated

Competent forces in central Quang Tri province’s Huong Hoa district have deactivated more than 460 shells, according to the provincial mobile bomb and mine clearance team under PeaceTrees Vietnam.

Training course on UXO actions opened for military officials

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Training course on UXO actions opened for military officials

A training course on bomb and mine operations jointly held by the Vietnam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP), with the support of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Government, opened in Hanoi on July 9 for officials of the Ministry of Defence.

French-era bomb found in Yen Bai

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French-era bomb found in Yen Bai

Military sapper in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai detonated a 150kg bomb, said to be left over by the French during the war in the first half of the 20th century, on May 30, ensuring safety for local residents.

225kg bomb discovered in Quang Ninh

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225kg bomb discovered in Quang Ninh

The Vietnamese Defence Ministry’s Bombs, Mines, Explosives Disposal Company 319 discovered and relocated a bomb weighing 225kg in Hai Ha district, the northern province of Quang Ninh on May 14.

War-era bomb found in Quang Ninh

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War-era bomb found in Quang Ninh

A bomb and mine disposal company on April 13 safely removed a 225-kg bomb believed to be dropped by US planes in 1972 from the construction site of a highway in the northern province of Quang Ninh.