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225-kg bomb found on road construction site

Update: April, 13/2018 - 17:30
Soldiers from the 319 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company move the 225-kg bomb found in Tiên Lãng Commune, Tiên Yên District in Quảng Ninh Province on Friday. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Hoàng
Viet Nam News

QUẢNG NINH — A Mark 82 (MK 82 - an unguided bomb) bomb weighing 225 kilos was found on Friday morning at a road construction site in Thủy Cơ Hamlet, Tiên Lãng Commune in northeastern province of Quảng Ninh.

The 319 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company under the Ministry of Defence detected the bomb during an inspection to prepare for the Vân Đồn- Móng Cái expressway construction project.

The bomb, believed to be left from American war in 1972, was 225 kilos and 1.54 metres long.

The company removed the bomb to a safe place where it was deactivated. According to the company, it has found and deactivated another 10 explosive devices on the expressway construction site so far. — VNS 

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