Demining Under Fire

Andy Oppenheimer
| 08/17/2022

Land mines and unexploded ordnance threaten civilians long after conflicts end. In the ongoing war in Ukraine, mines and unexploded munitions imperil civilians across the country. Above, police in the northeastern Sumy region uncovered and defused two Russian PMN-4 antipersonnel mines in a road in a field near the city of Lebedyn. Land mines have long been part of warfare. The development of new types of explosives in the late 19th century increased their effectiveness, resulting...

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