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The Secret War, Laos

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Laos - A prayer carpet placed on the floor of Tham Pha cave, on the outskirts of the village of Nong Tang, Xieng Khouang province. Also known as the Buddha cave because of a massive Buddha statue dating 1,200 years ago, it was used as a hospital by the Communist Pathet Lao during the  Secret War. Together with a nearby cave, it had over 50 doctors and could host up to 300 patients.