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Explained: How landmines prevent Iraq's displaced from returning home


 

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(Foreign Policy) "It happened to one of my uncles two years ago. As a shepherd, he used to take his flock out in the field. One day, he stepped on a landmine that was hidden under the soil. As a result, he was left severely disabled." This is only one of the stories that Leyla Murad, a 22-year-old Iraqi woman, can recount about landmines destroying people's lives. "I have a dozen of them; stories of adults, children and animals shredded into pieces by mines," she told DW.

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Published: Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 23, 2022

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