"Akala ko kung ano lang yung wire na nakalatag sa may kalsada, sinundan ko hanggang sa nakita ko na nakadugtong ito sa isang malaking lata, di ko alam na landmine
na pala yon.
The GPR data (D) is assumed to consist of three different components: reflection from the ground (G), reflection from a buried landmine
(L) and clutter (N), which are linearly combined .
The International Campaign to Ban Landmines
said in 2011 four governments laid mines, versus just Syria in 2012 (AFP/File, Awad Awad)
"The United States and other holdouts need to get on the right side of humanity and join the treaty." A total of 160 nations are parties to the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty, which comprehensively prohibits antipersonnel landmines
and requires clearing the mines and assisting their victims.
Omar al-Luhaibi said that this is the third such injury caused by Israeli landmines
this year, and that these landmines
claimed the lives of more than 219 people, most of them children, and that they caused disabilities to more than 300 people.
Mineseeker Operations, based at Wolverhampton Business Airport, near Stourbridge, has released the first ever 3D images of suspected landmines
buried in the ground.
Mineseeker's Mike Kendrick (right) with a landmine
victim in Mozambique
Most of the landmines
were planted during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1980s and demining operations have been ongoing ceaselessly ever since.
It quoted an official at the Joint Chiefs of Staff as saying the landmines
are believed to have drifted from the North, but it was unlikely they were released intentionally.
"When we find a metal signal, we come back a safe distance and go down and towards it, approaching it from the side because how you're going to set off a landmine
is by hitting the pressure plate on the top."
While travelling through the area, Pin stepped on an anti-personnel landmine
which exploded and resulted in him losing his right leg below the knee.
A source at Aleppo Police said that the landmine
went off following "tampering" by the victims, reported SANA.