Đắk Lắk military successfully defuse over 300kg bomb

Update: May, 08/2017 - 17:00
The 334kg bomb was moved to a safe area before it was detonated. – Photo
Viet Nam News

ĐẮK LẮK – The military high command in the Central Highland province of Đắk Lắk on Sunday safely detonated a bomb weighing 334kg left behind from the war.

The bomb is 1.2m in length and 40cm in diametre. It was detected by a resident of Cư M’gar District’s Ea Mnang Commune while using a bulldozer to renovate his garden.

The bomb is believed to be among hundreds of unexploded bombs left behind from the war in Đắk Lắk Province and the Central Highlands region, which are being unearthed by competent agencies.

Upon receiving information on the whereabouts of the explosive device, a sapper unit under the Đắk Lắk military command deployed troops to safeguard the site and moved the bomb out of the residential area before defusing it.  VNS