Yemen landmine project removing 'mind-boggling' number of deadly devices


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(The National News) Ravaged by poverty, war and economic collapse, Yemen faces acute humanitarian problems, which have been aggravated by threats from landmines.

Laid across much of the nation during various conflicts and uprisings in recent decades, many of these devices have been used by the Iran-backed Houthi rebels as part of the civil war that began in 2014.

However, efforts are being made to de-mine Yemen, including by the Yemeni authorities and by the Saudi Project for Landmine Clearance (Masam), launched by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre.

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Published: Friday, May 13, 2022

Last Updated: Friday, May 13, 2022

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