Disarmed bombs in Xépôn, Laos. Picture: Halo Trust

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
  • That leaves another 80 million still to be dug out and defused, if foreign governments continue funding the work.
Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia

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Disarmed bombs in Xépôn, Laos. Picture: Halo Trust
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