unexploded ordnance

More than 200 unexploded ordnance removed from Angola’s southern Huila province have been destroyed on the occasion of the International Week for the Disarmament of Civil Population, which is ending Tuesday.

The unexploded ordnance, including antipersonnel mines and grenades, were destroyed Monday by the National Demining Institute, in Humpata region of Huila province.

Nearly three decades of civil war, which ended in 2002, turned Angola into one of the most mined countries in the world. The country has since embarked on a mine clearance campaign. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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