The United States announced on Friday that it will no longer produce or seek to acquire anti-personnel landmines, deadly weapons that the United Nations says results in many civilian casualties.
Security forces recovered six landmines during an anti-Naxal operation in Tebo jungle in adjoining West Singhbhum district, a senior police officer said.
Two powerful landmines were recovered and a PLFI training camp destroyed following an encounter between the security personnel and ultra outfit PLFI in Jilingburu jungle of naxal-hit Khunti district, police said
Day after a CoBRA battalion jawan was killed in an encounter in Naxal-hit West Singhbhum district, security personnel Wednesday recovered as many as seven powerful landmines from the area.
Prince Harry has a "bee in his bonnet" that some nations which supplied landmines are not helping with the clearance effort, a cause championed by his late mother, Princess Diana.
An operation to clear minefields near Israel`s Red Sea port of Eilat has been successfully completed, Israel`s defence ministry announced Monday.
Security personnel recovered six landmines during combing operation in Maoist-affected Saranda forest under Chotanagara police station.
Police recovered three landmines in Jharkhand`s Chatra district Wednesday and foiled the Maoists` attempt to blow up vehicles of security forces.
Two live landmines were recovered by Border Security Force jawans during anti-Maoist operation in Odisha`s Koraput district, police said.
Two landmines and explosives were recovered from Jharkhand`s Ramgarah district on Saturday.
Two landmines and explosives were recovered from Jharkhand`s Ramgarah district on Saturday, police said.
Three powerful landmines planted by Maoists apparently targeting the police were seized by security personnel in the district on Monday.
The Indian Army on Wednesday exposed its Pakistani counterpart’s nefarious designs once again.
were recovered at Tal village of Palamau district, the police said on Sunday.
Maoists have significantly increased their presence in tribal and rural regions in the states of Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Orissa.
In one of the biggest anti-Maoist operations in Jharkhand, security personnel seized 130 landmines planted on either side of a road near Palna dam.
Twenty-one landmines planted serially on Kurung-Ganeshpur path in Latehar district were recovered during anti-Maoist operation, the police said.
Syria has planted landmines near
its border with Turkey along routes used by refugees, Turkish deputy Prime Minister said on Thursday.
The New York-based Human Rights Watch says the mines were planted in the past weeks.
Police recovered three landmines which were found dumped in an empty water tank by militants at Jammu and Kashmir`s Kupwara district.
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