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25 mortar shells safely relocated in Quang Tri

Twenty-five mortar shells left from the war were safely removed from a local house in the central province of Quang Tri on March 14, according to the mobile ordnance disposal team managed by Project RENEW and Norwegian People’s Aid.

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Removing mortar shells 
Project RENEW is a joint effort between the provincial authorities and international non-governmental organisations to reduce the number of victims of cluster bombs and other unexploded ordnances left over from the war. 

The shells were found when a resident in Quarter 6 of Gio Linh township was digging soil to build his house. 
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After receiving his emergency call, the team arrived at the scene and moved the 60mm shells to a disposal site for safe destruction. 
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Truong Van Vien, head of the team, said most of the shells are unfired and a number are without fuses.
VNA

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