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200 years to go before Laos is cleared of unexploded US bombs from Vietnam war era

In the world’s most heavily bombed country, 20 million UXO have been cleared in the 45 years since clandestine US war ended; at the current rate it will take a further 200 years to make Laos safe, if foreign governments maintain funding

19 Nov 2018 - 2:55PM

In the world’s most heavily bombed country, 20 million UXO have been cleared in the 45 years since clandestine US war ended; at the current rate it will take a further 200 years to make Laos safe, if foreign governments maintain funding

200 years to go before Laos is cleared of unexploded US bombs from Vietnam war era