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Daniel talks with Lieutenant Bart Vanclooster, supervisor of a bomb dismantling plant that opened in Poelkappelle, Belgium, last Tuesday. Farmers and construction workers are still finding hundreds of unexploded shells every year that date back to World War I. It will take the specialists 15 to 20 years to neutralize the current stockpile of 320 tons of toxic bombs. UXB stands for Un-exploded Bomb.

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