Ukraine: Mine clearance was suspended at one district in Luhansk region until March next year

Mine clearance in Popasnyansky district began in September Specialists stopped the clearance of territories from explosive objects in the Popasnyansky district of the Luhansk region, which began in September.  The press center of the State Emergency Service reports. “At the end of November, Read More …

London Bridge terror attack: Suspect wearing hoax explosives shot dead by police

The Met Police has confirmed the alleged attacker who was shot on London Bridge has died. They added the suspect was wearing a hoax explosive device. The police have also confirmed the alleged attack was a terrorist incident. The attacker Read More …

Strong global mine ban norm marred by improvised mines trend and high civilian casualties

Only one state not party to the Mine Ban Treaty—Myanmar—and a small number of non-state armed groups used landmines in 2018 according to Landmine Monitor 2019. The findings point to the resounding success of the treaty since it entered into Read More …

NZ Defence Force say firing range was cleared before Afghan children died

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) says a firing range was cleared the year before seven children died from a device allegedly left behind on a NZDF firing range in Afghanistan. A Stuff Circuit investigation has revealed 17 civilians were Read More …