US to no longer produce anti-personnel landmines

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.

Landmines recovered during anti-Naxal ops Jharkhand

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 seized by security forces from Jharkhand

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

Maoist landmines defused in Jharkhand forests

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 "irritated" by delays in clearing landmines

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.

Israel clears landmines near its sea port

An operation to clear minefields near Israel`s Red Sea port of Eilat has been successfully completed, Israel`s defence ministry announced Monday.

Six landmines recovered from Saranda forest

Security personnel recovered six landmines during combing operation in Maoist-affected Saranda forest under Chotanagara police station.

Three landmines recovered in Jharkhand

Police recovered three landmines in Jharkhand`s Chatra district Wednesday and foiled the Maoists` attempt to blow up vehicles of security forces.

BSF jawans recover two live landmines in Odisha

Two live landmines were recovered by Border Security Force jawans during anti-Maoist operation in Odisha`s Koraput district, police said.

Two landmines recovered in Jharkhand

Two landmines and explosives were recovered from Jharkhand`s Ramgarah district on Saturday.

Two landmines recovered in Jharkhand

Two landmines and explosives were recovered from Jharkhand`s Ramgarah district on Saturday, police said.

Three landmines seized in Odisha

Three powerful landmines planted by Maoists apparently targeting the police were seized by security personnel in the district on Monday.

India has proof of Pak planting landmines across LoC

The Indian Army on Wednesday exposed its Pakistani counterpart’s nefarious designs once again.

Landmines recovered in Jharkhand

Two landmines
were recovered at Tal village of Palamau district, the police said on Sunday.

Landmine, computer seized from Maoists in West Bengal

Maoists have significantly increased their presence in tribal and rural regions in the states of Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Orissa.

130 landmines seized in anti-Maoist operation

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.

21 landmines recovered in Latehar

Twenty-one landmines planted serially on Kurung-Ganeshpur path in Latehar district were recovered during anti-Maoist operation, the police said.

‘Syria planting border mines to stop refugee flight`

Syria has planted landmines near
its border with Turkey along routes used by refugees, Turkish deputy Prime Minister said on Thursday.

Syria laying landmines in border areas: HRW

The New York-based Human Rights Watch says the mines were planted in the past weeks.

Landmines recovered in Kupwara district

Police recovered three landmines which were found dumped in an empty water tank by militants at Jammu and Kashmir`s Kupwara district.