Common Mines

The Problem
  • Currently 117 minefields containing 25,000 anti-personnel and anti-vehicle mines
  • Minefields are well marked and usually do not pose a threat to those aware of the situation
  • 80 percent of landmines are hidden beneath sandy beaches and peat
  • Terrain is characterised asrocky, hilly, boggy plains and mountains with stone runs formed by glaciation
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