BAC LIEU — A Mark 81 (MK-81) bomb recently found in Gia Rai District, southern Bac Lieu Province was successfully deactivated yesterday by the civil engineering staff of the local Military Command.
The 1.75m-long, 760-pound bomb was discovered hidden under a pile of sand after it was purchased by a woman from Can Tho City.
Earlier this month, 64 MK-82 bombs weighing 500 pounds each were also discovered under a pile of sand in the same district. All of them were successfully deactivated. —VNS