13 unexploded bombs found off northeastern Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 07/21/2020
By: Flor Wang and Wang Chao-yu

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Taipei, July 21 (CNA) Thirteen old unexploded bombs were discovered by a Taiwan bomb squad in waters off the northeastern coast of the country on Tuesday, after a diver reported spotting some suspicious objects a day earlier.

Based on the information provided by the diver, a bomb disposal team comprising seven Navy and Coast Guard personnel embarked Monday on an underwater search in Maoao Bay, New Taipei, authorities said.

During the four-hour search on Tuesday, the bomb disposal squad found 13 rusty unexploded bombs about 100 meters off the city's Gongliao District, authorities said.    [FULL  STORY]

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