Picture captures moment WWII bomb detonates in controlled explosion in Chelmsford’s Admirals Park

The moment an unexploded WWII bomb detonated was caught in a photo. The Ministry of Defence had dug a hole in Chelmsford’s Admirals Park this afternoon as part of their process of conducting a controlled explosion. Essex Police, as well Read More …

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 …

Brazil Supports Demining Actions In Colombian Territory

Colombia is one of the most contaminated country with antipersonnel mines, resulting in more than 11,000 victims since 1990, according to the Colombian government’s Office of the High Commissioner for Peace. As of September 30, 2019, 356 Colombian municipalities were 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 …