Zimbabwean de-mining expertise ends deadly Falklands landmine legacy


Thirty-seven years ago, soldiers from Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands, planting thousands of the weapons.

British troops may have liberated the islanders, but a few dozen Zimbabweans keep them safe now.

For the past decade, the Zimbabwean contractors have cleared landmines that Argentina’s army laid – and next year the clearance work will finally end.

More than 1,000 lives, including those of more than 250 British soldiers, were lost in the war.

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Source: Zimbabwe Daily