Basra: 13 people killed and injured by landmines

14/2/2019 14:37:00


On Thursday, the Office of Human Rights in Basra announced that 13 dead and wounded in mine action in less than three months. The office called on the central and local governments to take quick steps to remove the war waste.


The office said in a statement to PUKmedia: "It is following with great concern the high preparation of the dead and wounded with mines and ballistic missiles, especially in the courts of Zubayr and Shatt al-Arab, which reached 13 dead and wounded," noting that "mostly young people under 30 and children."


The statement added: "This statistic was collected in less than 3 months from December 2018 to February 10, 2019" He called on "the central and local governments to take quick steps to remove these remnants of war to protect individuals and society."






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