Post-war bomb found near Long Biên Bridge

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A 1.5-tonne bomb with an intact fuse was successfully removed from the Red River in Hanoi at 1.p.m on November 28.

 

The Capital City High Command on Sunday concluded that an object found near Long Biên Bridge’s abutment P13 was a bomb left over after the war.

Functional forces are now coming up with solutions to salvage and disable the bomb.

The unexploded object was detected by local residents and reported to Hà Nội Committee of Traffic Safety on November 17.

According to the Inland Waterway Department, the 2m-long bomb is located 5m from Long Biên Bridge’s abutment P13, at Hồng (Red) River’s Km183. Its diameter is about 0.5-0.6m.

 


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