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340kg bomb detected in Hanoi

A bomb weighing about 340kg has been unearthed at a construction site in Cua Bac Street, Truc Bach ward, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi.

Quang Ninh: 450-kilo bomb unearthed

A bomb weighing 450 kilos was revealed while workers levelling a land plot in Dong Trieu Town, Quang Ninh Province.

Unexploded 450-kilo bomb unearthed in Quang Binh

An unexploded bomb weighing up to 450 kilos has been found in the central province of Quang Binh.

Unexploded bomb from American War pulled from Hanoi's Red River

Hanoi military personnel salvaged and safely disposed of a US-made unexploded 1.6m-long bomb from the Red River on Monday.


Suspected bomb under Hanoi bridge

The authorities in Hanoi blocked a part of the Red River under Long Bien Bridge on June 19 to search for a suspected bomb dating back to the American War.

340kg bomb deactivated in Yen Bai

Sappers in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on February 7 defused a US-made bomb weighing about 340 kg in Tan Lap commune, Luc Yen district.

Where bombs once fell, Khe Sanh grows

Over 50 years after the war, the devastated battlefield of Khe Sanh has become an economic hub of the poor central province of Quang Tri, with average annual income per capita of US$1,400.

Surabaya attacks: Family of five bomb Indonesia police headquarters

 A suicide bombing at a police headquarters in the Indonesian city of Surabaya on Monday was carried out by a family of five riding on two motorbikes, 

Ha Tinh blast reaffirms risk of scrap warehouses

 VietNamNet Bridge – Two children in central Ha Tinh Province were hospitalised on Wednesday after a bullet they were playing with exploded.

That’s the bomb!

 VietNamNet Bridge – They say to succeed it’s necessary to leave no stone unturned, but it’s a good thing one family in the coastal southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau never heard this saying.

Ignorance is bliss, sort of

 What do you do when you see a bomb, especially a bomb with its detonator? The answer is you run away as fast and far as you can. However, there are exceptions to this rule.

Bomb found in residential area safely disposed

 VietNamNet Bridge – This morning, Da Lat City’s Military Steering Committee (MSC) successfully disposed of a 320-kg bomb that had been found in a residential area. The bomb was discovered on October 2

Bomb kills father and daughter at school in Thailand's troubled south

 A motorcycle bomb killed a father and daughter in front of a Thai elementary school as parents were dropping off their children on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks in the troubled south.

Living with bombs in the time of peace

VietNamNet Bridge - Many people in Hong Van in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue still look for bombs and mines to sell as metal scrap, even though they risk injury or death.

VN mulls Criminal Code improvements

Over 4.8 million kids vaccinated against measles-rubella; Japan proposes underground malls at future metro station; War-left bomb safely deactivated in Yen Bai provinve; Regional minimum wages to be increased from next year

1,000-pound bomb safely detonated in Quang Tri

 Exploded Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams from Peace Trees Viet Nam (PTVN) detonated and removed a 1,000-pound (450kg) bomb in the central Quang Tri Province yesterday.

Fort Hood’s Luong becomes first Vietnamese-American general

Fort Hood Col. Viet Xuan Luong became the first Vietnamese American to be made a general in US history in an August 6 ceremony at Cooper Field at Fort Hood, attracting Austin police and members of the local Vietnamese community.

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 Sappers recover war-era bomb in Ha Tinh; Hanoi court considers resuming trial of ACB ex-leaders; Nationwide measles death toll hits 135; No Vietnamese victims of Ukraine violence

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 Rare, 50-kg turtle found in Hanoi; 2,000-pound bomb disabled in Thua Thien-Hue; Hanoi to release online passport application; Motorcyclists called to turn off engine at stoplights; Vietnam Coast Guard deploys new flotilla in Ca Mau

Two bombs discovered after flood

 VietNamNet Bridge – Two bombs of about 500kg each were discovered exposed on the riverbank after floodwaters receded in the central province of Quang Tri.