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The Times view on the Halo Trust in Afghanistan: Safe Ground


 

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(The Times) Withstanding the danger to themselves, staff of a British charity called the Halo Trust are working to clear Afghanistan of landmines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Whatever the country’s political trajectory, the landscape will be safer for the efforts of these brave people.

The Halo Trust was founded in Afghanistan in 1988. Since then Halo workers have defused about 850,000 mines and destroyed more than 12 million pieces of explosive ordnance.

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Published: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Last Updated: Monday, September 20, 2021

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