Masam destroys 1013 Houthi-laid mines

Republican Yemen

Masam, the Saudi Project for Mine Clearance in Yemen, said its team has carried out a mine-destroying operation for 1013 mines that had been planted by Houthi insurgents in areas surrounding the strategic strait of Bab al-Mandab, southwest Yemen.

Director-General of the Saudi project Ousama Algosaibi told the Media office of Masam that the operation included the destruction of 340 landmines and 646 of unexploded ordnance.

Algosaibi noted that the mine-destroying operation was the 19th operation to be conducted by Team 30, a team specialized in collecting explosives.

According to Masam, the project has cleared 10.648.279 square meters from mines since 2018 and aims to continue its mission until the country is cleared from mines and explosives.

According to Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, supervisor general of KSRelief, . On, the project has extended its mine-clearance project in Yemen for another year at a cost of $30 million.

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