Governments all over the world have found reason to warn people about the dangers of playing Pokemon Go in public. But this warning from the Political and Military Affairs Bureau of the United States Department of State has taken Pokemon Go warnings to a new level. The Twitter account has warned players travelling in Vietnam, Cambodia or Laos to watch out for landmines or unexploded bombs while they are chasing Bulbasaurs and Pikachus.

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