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mine field

[′mīn ‚fēld]
(ordnance)
An area in which mines have been placed.
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Netherlands Representative in Ramallah Peter Mollema, UK Consul General Alastair McPhail, and US Consul General Donald Blome went to Surif in a visit intended to highlight the importance of clearing this particular mine field, located in the center of the village.
Gokkan, who is conducting her hunger strike in an open mine field near the border checkpoint, said it was "unacceptable to build a wall of shame between the Kurdish people.
To calculate the surface area of mine fields displayed as units, corrections from cartographic distortion in length or angles were not introduced due to small surfaces.
They would not have been laid in the beach but may have been part of a mine field to stop U-boats.
But before the hospital can benefit from the generous donations, the riders must endure a painstaking three-week, 4,000-mile journey on the 40mph scooters which will see them cross the High Atlas mountains and the Sahara Desert as well as having to traverse a mine field.
Also, 685 types of products have been identified for export in industry and mine field and 6,000 Iranian companies have been registered for the exporting of the products, he added.
TWO OF three fire trucks that were stuck in a mine field in the buffer zone were removed yesterday by a joint team of UN peacekeepers and deminers from the UN's Mine Action Service.
Chatra (Jharkhand), Mar 30 (ANI): Suspected Maoists burnt four trucks at a coal mine field in Piparwar in Jharkhand's Chatra District on Tuesday.
Members of MAG will be at the finish line demonstrating a dummy mine field and the techniques used to clear sites.
Now that I have your attention, there are safe harbors in the law that can be used to weave your way through this mine field.
Examples of bird intelligence collected by Dr Lefebvre was a story of war zone vultures which waited by a mine field for stray animals to be blown up.
Here Jackson Lee and Fletcher are stepping off into a political mine field, because of a widely held perception that blacks and immigrants, especially Latinos, compete for jobs.