Sean Sutton / MAG

Phanop, Khammouane province, LAOS

A 2000lb bomb, one of nine large bombs which the villagers of Phanop showed a Mines Advisory Group (MAG) team which came to clear the area of unexploded ordnance (UXO).
Decades on, Laos is still living with the effects of the Vietnam war. Millions of bombs were dropped by US aircraft in Laos in an attempt to destroy the supply lines of North Vietnamese forces. Here in Bourlapha district, there were over 36,000 bombing missions. Many of the bombs remain deadly, with frequent accidents involving UXO.

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Sean Sutton / MAG
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Phanop, Khammouane province
Country
LAOS
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5698 x 3617 pixels
48.24 x 30.62 cm (300 dpi)
18.99 x 12.06 inch (300 dpi)
10.9 MB size on disk
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