Mines remain festering sore of Bosnian War


Twenty-two years after the signing of the Dayton Peace Accord which ended the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia, landmines from the fighting are still threatening human life.

Although mine disposal activities started after the armed conflict ended, the risk from unexploded ordinance lingers in many regions.

Over 600 people have been killed and nearly 1,130 injured in 1,754 mine explosions since the end of the conflict.

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Source: World Bullitin