John Kerry to Discuss UXO on Laos Trip


"VIENTIANE, Laos — More than 40 years later, it is still a regular event in the countryside. A child picks up what looks like a toy, a farmer hits a buried shell with a shovel, or a villager tries to snag some scrap metal — and an American bomb explodes. Hundreds of people are killed or wounded each year by the remnants of the United States’ bombing campaign in Laos." (

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Published: Friday, January 22, 2016

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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