Ukraine: Russian soldiers enter Azovstal steel plant to clear land mines

Russian foot soldiers enter Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol to clear land mines from the site. Video released by Russian Defense Ministry shows soldiers as they conduct mine clearance work as well as military vehicles at the industrial grounds of Read More …

Cambodia: Experts remove 640 UXO from Mekong River in Prey Veng province

Experts of Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) have found about 2,000 shells and 640 unexploded ordnances (UXO) weighing about 8 tonnes on the river basin of Mekong. In the ongoing operation to clear ammunitions that were dumped in the river Read More …

In Afghanistan, Landmines Are Making Peace Deadly

On the morning of April 1, seven children were playing in the lush wheat fields of Afghanistan’s Marjah district, in the southern Helmand province, by tossing around a metal object. Moments later, it exploded. The blast claimed five of their Read More …

Ukrainian law enforcement officers continue painstaking work eliminating explosive hazards

“Destroy and do not stop”, – Metropolitan EOD technician Igor Wojciechowski on the seizure of enemy ammunition. Law enforcement officers continue painstaking work eliminating explosive objects using controlled explosions to neutralize them. After all, no undetonated projectile should harm civilians. Read More …

Ukraine: Demining in Kharkov region

Servicemen of the engineering troops of the Russian Armed Forces conduct mine clearance in populated areas in Kharkov region. Engineering reconnaissance is carried out on site, the situation is assessed, and then the demining team proceeds to clear the area Read More …

Ukraine: State Emergency Service neutralized almost 1,500 explosive items in Kharkiv, Kyiv, and Mykolaiv regions

On April 23, Ukrainian pyrotechnic workers have neutralized 1,471 explosive objects, including three aviation bombs. The State Emergency Service said this a Facebook post, Ukrinform reports. “Pyrotechnic units of the State Emergency Service were called out 123 times over the Read More …

Somalia may take many years to clear land mines placed to fight Al-Shabaab

Somalia may take many years to clear land mines that were placed to fight against Al-Shabaab militants amid decades of insecurity. As the world marked International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action on April 4, the UN Read More …

Ukraine: Pyrotechnics of the State Emergency Service continue demining of the territory of Sumy region

On April 11, employees of the pyrotechnic unit of the Interregional Rapid Response Center of the SES (Romny) carried out work on the disposal of 61 explosive objects, including shrapnel combat elements from SMERCH multiple launch rocket systems, the combat Read More …