Colombia, 10,000 victims of landmines in twenty-two years

Posted on September 25, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Explosives / Bombs

According to a report from the Vice President, 6222 military and 3779 civilians, including 968 children and teens were killed by landmines that are installed in rural parts of the country by armed groups. Colombian Vice President Angelino Garzon said Tuesday that landmines left in the last 22 years some 10,000 victims in Colombia, which put the South American nation in a “dishonorable” position. Read Article

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