Iraq War 20 Years On: The Most Mined Country on Earth and Clearance Efforts Will Take ‘Decades’, Experts Warn


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(INews) "Iraq is the most heavily mined country in the world and clearance efforts are still “decades” off completion, a specialist landmine charity has said on 20th anniversary of the 2003 invasion.

A recorded 1,733 square kilometres of land in Iraq was contaminated with landmines at the end of 2021, the latest data available, according to the Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor and Mine Action Review.…"

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Published: Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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