Previously, on the afternoon of August 18, local people found the bomb by the Tam Bac River’s bank, close to a populous area of Ha Ly ward, Hong Bang district, Hai Phong city.


The MK82 bomb, 225kg in weight, and 1.57m in length, was dropped by the U.S. Air Force in wartime.

On receiving the news, the Military Command dispatched its engineers to the scene to move the bomb to a safe site for detonation.

Translated by Song Anh