News Results - landmines

  • Land mine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Land_mine A land mine is an explosive device concealed under or on the ground and designed to destroy or disable enemy targets, ranging from combatants to vehicles and tanks ...
  • Landmines — Global Issues

    www.globalissues.org/article/79/landmines Landmines affect mainly civilians and long after conflicts are over. While the international community, spearheaded by the U.S. attempted to get a ban on landmines ...
  • United Nations Disarmament - Landmines

    www.un.org/disarmament/convarms/landmines Landmines come in two varieties: anti-personnel and anti-vehicle mines. Both have caused great suffering in the past decades. Anti-personnel landmines are prohibited ...
    • Land-mines: A deadly inheritance - UNICEF

      www.unicef.org/graca/mines.htm Land-mines: A deadly inheritance . ... Landmines are "indiscriminate weapons triggered by innocents and unsuspecting passers-by", says the Machel report.
    • Landmines - GlobalSecurity.org

      www.globalsecurity.org/military/systems/munitions/landmines.htm Landmines. A landmine is an explosive device that is designed to destroy or damage equipment or personnel. Equipment targets include ground vehicles, boats, and aircraft.
    • Landmines | Human Rights Watch

      www.hrw.org/topic/arms/landmines Antipersonnel landmines are weapons that cannot discriminate between a civilian or a soldier, and wind up killing and maiming civilians that step on them or pick them ...
    • International Campaign to Ban Landmines - What is a Landmine ...

      www.icbl.org/en-gb/problem/what-is-a-landmine.aspx Antipersonnel landmines are explosive devices designed to be etonated by the presence, proximity or contact of a person.Antipersonnel landmines are explosive devices ...