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Nepal Cleared of Landmines

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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Nepal has been declared free of landmines nearly five years after the end of its civil war, becoming the second Asian nation after China to receive the designation. Nepalese Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal on Tuesday triggered the switch to blow up the last remaining minefield in the Pulchowki area, near the capital Kathmandu. Nepal’s army […]

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