Blast kills 5 demining experts in Yemen: security source

An explosion killed five demining specialists in war-torn Yemen’s central province of Maarib on Sunday, security and medical sources said.

A pro-government security official, who spoke to AFP on condition of anonymity, said the the five were foreign experts working on the Saudi-backed Masam landmine clearance project.

AFP could not independently confirm which countries they came from.

The official said the blast occurred as landmines were being transported to be destroyed.

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Source: France 24