KSrelief MASAM Project Clears 2,321 Mines in Yemen During 4th Week of April

Sunday 1440/8/23 - 2019/04/28
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Riyadh, April 28, 2019, SPA -- The MASAM project of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has successfully cleared 24 anti-personnel mines, 1,018 anti-tank mines, 197 improvised explosive devices, 1,082 unexploded munitions. The total number of mines and explosive devices which were removed is 2,321 during the 4th week of April 2019.
Since the start of the MASAM project, 63,719 mines planted by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias in Yemen have been removed, in spite of Houthis attempts to hide the mines in various forms, colors, and methods, resulting in the death of a large number of children, women and the elderly as well as serious injuries and amputation of organs.
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15:21 LOCAL TIME 12:21 GMT
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