This amount of UXO was collected in the southern provinces of Tien Giang, Tra Vinh, Soc Trang, Bac Lieu, Ca Mau, Kien Giang and An Giang. Of them, the brigade found 39 bombs, including a 1,500lb (680kg) one.

Troops moving a bomb to a safer site

According to Lieutenant Colonel Tran Quoc Khanh, Deputy Chief of Staff of the brigade, this was the unit’s large UXO collection for disposal and detonation in 2018. 

Thanks to its troops’ efforts, the brigade successfully finished defusing the UXO while ensuring absolute safety for people and equipment.

Translated by Van Hieu