Decades after war, Vietnam and the U.S. battle a legacy of bombs

March 5, 2015 10:48 AM

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The signs warn of landmines and bombs, the legacy of a war with the United States that claims casualties even today, four decades after hostilities ceased in 1975.

Unexploded ordnance (UXO) has since killed 42,000 people and wounded 62,000 in Vietnam, according to official data. Three in every 10 casualties were children.

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