The 230kg bomb, 30cm in diameter and 150cm in length, was found at 9 a.m. by Le Khanh Tung while he was digging up the ground for the construction of a dyke in Quang Trung ward, Uong Bi district.

Engineers moving the bomb to safer place for detonation

According to Lieutenant Colonel Vu Dinh Hung, Commander of the Uong Bi district Military Command, upon receiving the information, the command sent its troops in coordination with relevant forces to blockade the location and evacuate locals to a safer place.  

At 1:30p.m the same day, engineers of the provincial Military Command deactivated and removed the bomb to a safer place for detonation.

Translated by Tran Hoai