|A bomb left after the war is found near Long Biên Bridge. – Photo tuoitre.vn|
HÀ NỘI — The Capital City High Command on Sunday concluded that an object found near Long Biên Bridge’s abutment P13 was a bomb left over after the war.
Functional forces are now coming up with solutions to salvage and disable the bomb.
The unexploded object was detected by local residents and reported to Hà Nội Committee of Traffic Safety on November 17.
According to the Inland Waterway Department, the 2m-long bomb is located 5m from Long Biên Bridge’s abutment P13, at Hồng (Red) River’s Km183. Its diameter is about 0.5-0.6m.
The waterway management agency has set up traffic limiting buoys to warn water vehicles. — VNS