Colombia: Help for Landmine Survivors ‘Our Islands Are Plagued by Bombs From the Second World War’


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(The Telegraph) "The excited chatter among a gaggle of children rose as a little boy suddenly came forward, arms outstretched, hands cupped under a corroding pineapple-shaped Japanese WW2 grenade.

'I found it in the water over there and there are two more,' said Bernard, 13, tilting his head towards the polluted stream running through Mbokona, an expanding shantytown in Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands."

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Published: Thursday, May 4, 2023

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 21, 2024

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