PANO - The Centre for bomb and mine disposal of Military Zone 5 on February 6th safely unearthed a 230kg bomb in Hoa Hiep Bac ward, Lien Chieu district, Da Nang City and took it to a safe site for deactivation.


Earlier, local people in the ward had found the large bomb while they had been working on their field. Having received the news, the ward’s militia and public security forces blockaded the area.  The bomb, discovered 1.5m underground with active detonator, is 0.3m in diameter and 1.6 in length.

In spite of unfavourable weather and terrain, the centre’s officers and troops successfully unearthed the bomb after three hours while ensuring complete safety.

Translated by Son Ca