Nepal’s army launched the country’s largest mine action in history
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Nepal Kathmandu, Oct. 26 Xinhua (Reporter He Xianfeng Zhang Jianhua) Nepal, “Kathmandu Post” reported on 26th, at 25, Nepal’s military launched the largest in history mine action, want to exclude the civil war within a year 19 major government forces laid mines in mined areas.
introduced according to the Nepalese army, the 19 mined mainly in western Nepal. Military has formed four mine clearance teams, each 30 members. Demining experts believe that a group of mine clearance experts need to clear a minefield at least four to six weeks.
Nepalese military officials said that if the operation goes well, the end of 2011, government forces laid mines during the civil war will all be excluded.
Nepal’s civil war began from February 1996 until the end of November 2006, about 1.3 million deaths caused by the war. It is reported in 75 districts of Nepal, there are 51 counties has not yet been cleared of mines.