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Thornhill (UK)-based landmine clearing charity expresses concern for Ukraine-based aid workers


 

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(Daily Record) A Thornhill-based landmine clearing charity has spoken of its concern for aid workers based in Ukraine.

The Halo Trust has around 430 staff in the country where it has been clearing mines in the Donbas region since 2014 but that work has stopped due to the conflict.

There is particular concern for staff members based in Mariupol, which has come under intense bombardment by Russia this week, who have not been in contact with the trust since the weekend.

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Published: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

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