Ms Yoikam tels her son Bounleud to stay away from unexploded ordnance (UXO) when playing. She is understandably concerned as he was injured and his brother killed playing with a bomblet just a week before. 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. Many remain deadly, with frequent accidents involving unexploded ordnance (UXO).