UXO

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UXOUnexploded Ordnance
UXOUnexploded Explosive Ordnance (US DoD)
UXOUltima X: Odyssey (proposed computer game)
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with the hasty rehabilitation without ensuring there is no more unexploded ordnance," Lt.
Thousands of items of unexploded ordnance have since been discovered, but some 3,000 are still believed to remain buried in the city's subsoil, according to experts.
The museum is a centre for research into Cambodia's past, he said, covering topics such as the history of war, military strategy and the history of mine clearance and elimination of all unexploded ordnance which was dropped or buried during the civil war over nearly four decades.
Unexploded ordnance devices are weapons that did not detonate when they were deployed and still may pose a risk, sometimes even decades after they were used or discarded.
The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) yesterday transferred the remaining unexploded ordnances to a temporary safety area following the accidental explosion on Black Saturday inside its storage room.
At least 120 civilians in Afghanistan are affected by mines and unexploded ordnance every month, as per official figures.
The Saudi Project for Landmine Clearance (MASAM) in Yemen extracted 14 anti-personnel mines, 625 anti-vehicle mines, 67 explosive devices and 665 unexploded ordnance -- totaling 1,371 mines -- during three weeks of February.
The Unexploded Ordnance (UXO), which include explosive weapons such as bombs, shells, grenades, land mines, naval mines, cluster munitions that did not explode when they were employed, still pose a risk of detonation as civilians often children continue to be killed by these engines.
"The presence of unexploded ordnance (UXO) continues to pose a high risk to civilians, particularly children.
Before any construction project begins in Germany, the ground must be certified as cleared of unexploded ordnance. In 2015, some 20,000 people were cleared from an area of Cologne, while authorities removed a one-ton bomb that had been discovered during construction work.
Officers in Westminster tweeted: "Police are dealing with reports of a possible unexploded ordnance device partially submerged in the Serpentine."
More than 20 years after the end of the war in BiH, there are still incidents with unexploded ordnance and according to the estimates of the BHMAC, 2.2 percent or 1,091,000 square meters are contaminated with landmines, of which 60 percent forest area.