Ukraine: Three bomb disposal technicians from HALO Trust hospitalized after hitting mine in Kherson region

Three bomb disposal technicians from The HALO Trust organization, involved in humanitarian mine clearance operations in Kherson region, hit a Russian mine, Head of Kherson Regional Military Administration Oleksandr Prokudin has said. “A 24-year-old man was seriously wounded in head Read More …

Afghanistan: Landmines, remnants of war still threaten lives of Ghazni residents

Residents of southern Ghazni province are concerned about the existence of landmines and unexploded war remnants and urge the government and other relevant institutions to clear and destroy the explosives. They say areas which were the scene of battles remain Read More …

How to blast through a Russian minefield

What does it take to blast a path through a minefield? A monster of a vehicle – part tank, part bulldozer – firing a rocket attached to a cord of explosives. That detonation in turns detonates the mines that are Read More …

There’s only one way to tackle Ukraine’s infestation of mines … slowly

“I am not afraid,” says 80 year-old Lidiya Korolyova as she walks across a snow-covered field to check on a suspicious object. It might be a landmine, lying in wait among the trees not far from her village of Ozerne Read More …