UK provides $4 million de-mining kit for Sirte

The UK has supplied $4 million of explosives-handling equipment for use in Sirte and by the US firm that has been engaged to help clear unexploded ordnance from the town.

British ambassador Peter Millet said:“This equipment is a tangible sign of the UK’s commitment to helping the people of Sirte, Benghazi, and other areas rebuild their lives after the defeat of Daesh”.

The embassy did not respond to an enquiry as to what equipment was to be delivered to Benghazi.  Military engineers in the city have long complained they lack sufficient kit to tackle the extensive explosives left behind in former combat areas.

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Source: Libya Herald