Saudi project clears 1,257 Houthi mines in one week

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Fri, 2020-08-28 02:15

RIYADH: The Saudi Project for Landmine Clearance (Masam) in Yemen dismantled 31 anti-personnel mines, 299 anti-tank mines, 2 explosive devices and 925 unexploded ordnance — totaling 1,257 mines — during the third week of August.
A total of 180,955 mines have been extracted since the beginning of the project. More than 1.1 million mines have been planted by Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen during the conflict, claiming hundreds of civilian lives.

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