According to reports from the Libya Herald, each day approximately four or five civilians are killed or severely injured and maimed by uncleared landmines, booby traps or shells. One of the latest victims is 50-year-old Mohamed Al-Arif, who suffered multiple shrapnel injuries after a landmine detonated in his proximity.
Landmines and other unexplored ordnance litter Benghazi’s Suq Al-Hout and Sabri districts in Libya. However, this is only one of the world’s current mine-infested regions.
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