MAG's female de-mining group clears Quang Tri with care

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Eight women make up the core of an UXO (unexploded ordnance) detection team funded by the British Mines Advisory Group (MAG)'s mission in Quang Tri Province.

The region suffered the worst of American bombing during the peak of the Vietnam War and was a principle battleground during the 1968 Tet Offensive.
An estimated 400,000 pieces of UXO remain buried across 480,000 hectares of land in Quang Tri.
UXO can be found in residential areas, gardens and even under the floors of houses.
Official statistics list more than 7,000 victims, 31 percent of them children of UXO accidents in the province between 1975 and 2011.
Video credit: Tuoi Tre
English subtitle: Thanh Nien News

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