U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City (November 29, 2020)
Event: Unexploded Legacy Ordinance in Truc Bach Ward, Hanoi
Local media report an unexploded war-era bomb was unearthed at a construction site at 15 Cua Bac Street, Truc Bach Ward, near the Cua Bac – Pham Hong Thai intersection, and the Truc Bach police station, about 300 meters from Skyline Apartments. Please avoid Thai and Nguyen Truong To streets and the surrounding areas.
The Ministry of National Defense is conducting an operation to remove the ordinance. Please follow all instructions from local authorities.
We recommend U.S. citizens in Hanoi monitor local media for updates and register with the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).