PANO – Over the recent time, units under the Defence Ministry found and defused successfully six bombs weighing from 250 to 1,000 pounds in Ha Tinh Province.
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Especially, on June 15th, the Corporation 36 of the Ministry of Defence discovered a 1,000-pound bomb coded ANM-65-A1 in Ngoc Son Hamlet, Thach Ngoc Commune (Ha Tinh). It is a giant bomb of the US Army with a destructive area of 3,000sq.m.
These bombs were collected and defused successfully by relevant units.
The Ha Tinh Provincial Military High Command also assigned subordinated commands to promote propaganda campaigns on UXO’s consequences to help local people protect themselves as well as notify them to its units when they find these UXOs.
Translated by Van Hieu