President Bill Clinton called the land mine
problem "a global tragedy," saying, "In all probability land mines
kill more children than soldiers, and they keep killing after wars are oven.
said: ''The president's land mine
policy seriously weakens the United States at a time when threats to the nation are on the rise.
The guerrillas later set off a land mine
as three ambulances were heading to evacuate injured troops, wounding five civilian volunteers.
The land mine
exploded when army and security forces were searching for terrorist militants in that area.
The land mines
were randomly planted in farms, houses, mosques and mountains," said Mohammed Jabhan, a social leader in Ahim district.
forces are no longer authorized to employ persistent land mines
, nonpersistent scatterable mines are the only deployable land mine
systems currently in the U.
Summary: As Lebanon faces a new threat of land mines
along its shared border with Syria, the 11th meeting of states party to the Ottawa Treaty banning land mines
21, "A land mine
went off when civilians, celebrationg the Noruz Holiday, stepped on it, killing three and critically wounding one.
detection is traditionally done by dogs, but African giant pouched rats might be better suited to finding these buried bombs.
CAIRO: A medical official says a land mine
, left over from the Arab Israeli wars, has exploded in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing three teenagers and wounding two others.
The foam -- which acts as an explosive -- can be sprayed from a distance onto an active land mine
, which is then blown up with a remote detonator.
Though 145 nations have signed the land mine
treaty, we certainly cannot expect that this war-hungry and militarized government, whose slogan seems to be "Leave No Deadly Weapon Behind," will follow suit on its own accord.