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April, 12 2012 09:31:27

Possible war bomb explosion injures two

NGHE AN — An underground bomb thought to be left over from the war exploded on Tuesday at a construction site on the National Highway 1A in central Nghe An Province's Nghi Yen Commune, according to local authorities.

Two out of five people working at the site were injured.

The explosion left a crater 9m long, 8m wide and 4m deep, and caused serious damage to the surface, affecting traffic safety.

After the incident, the provincial transport police arrived to secure the scene and make it safe. Signal lights, boards and barriers have been set up to warn drivers. — VNS

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