Chile, removing anti-tank mines near Torres del Paine National Park, in Patagonia

Posted on September 25, 2012 • Filed under: Chile, Explosives / Bombs, Police/Military Activity

The Chilean Army to remove anti-tank mines were laid during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet (1973-1990) near the road leading to a tourist park located in Patagonia, in southern Chile, a military source said.

“There are five minefields that are dangerous for transiting the route, and therefore seeks to minimize the risks for tourism,” said the commander in chief of the Army Division V, Luis Zegpi was quoted Sunday by the The MEercurio daily. Read Article

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