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350-kilo bomb safely defused in Yen Bai
  • |, | August 30, 2018 05:49 PM

The Military Command of the northern province of Yen Bai successfully defused a 350-kilo bomb in Van Yen District on August 29.

A 350-kilo bomb was safely defused in Yen Bai Province on August 29

The bomb which is 0.42m in diameter and 1.26m in length and was found at a depth of 1.5m on a cinnamon hill owned by Nguyen Quang Hoa, a local resident in Tan Thanh hamlet, Yen Thai commune on August 23.

The bomb was identified as one of a type used by the US army from 1968-1970 during the American War.

As many as 70 officers and soldiers were mobilized to move the bomb to another area for deactivation to ensure the safety of residents.

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