Middle East

KSrelief demining project ‘Masam’ removes more than 1,400 mines in Yemen within a week

Sun, 2022-06-19 18:02

RIYADH: More than 1,400 landmines planted by the Houthi milita in various regions of Yemen haev been cleared by a Saudi-backed demining program, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Sunday.

The “Masam” demining project, run by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), dismantled 1,423 mines, including 19 anti-personnel mines, 316 anti-tank mines, 1,087 unexploded ordnance and one explosive device during the third week of June.

The number of mines dismantled since the beginning of the “Masam” project so far has reached 346,570. (SPA)
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