June 14 2011
The Nepalese army says it has destroyed the last minefield in the country, the BBC reports.
The government declared the nation to be official mine-free on Tuesday, reported All Headline News.
Clearing the mines was a commitment of the 2006 peace agreement that ended the civil war with Maoist insurgents.
Mines reportedly caused 473 casualties, including 78 deaths, since the peace agreement.
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