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Landmines kill or injure 120 Afghans every month on average


 

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(Pajhwok Afghan News) KABUL (Pajhwok): Officials of Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) say that 1,016 people, mostly children, were killed and injured by landmines and IEDs countrywide last year.

QariNooruddinRostamkhel, in charge of demining coordination at ANDMA, made the remarks today, Thursday, in a meeting on the occasion of International Mine Awareness and Assistance Day in capital Kabul.

He said on average about 120 people were killed or injured due by landmines and IEDs in the countryevery month.

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Published: Friday, April 8, 2022

Last Updated: Friday, April 8, 2022

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