Algeria Leads the Way Towards a ‘Mine-Free Africa’


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(The New Arab Times) Algeria has destroyed over eight million landmines since 2004, revealed an Algerian military officer during an international conference on combatting and removing anti-personnel mines across Africa which concluded on Thursday in Algiers.

The mines were left by the French colonial forces shortly before they withdrew from Algeria in 1962, especially along the borders with Morocco and Tunisia.

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Published: Friday, June 2, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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