HALO Trust organization started on Sunday works to remove and clean mines placed since 1967 in Deir Abu Da’eef town east of the northern West Bank city of Jenin.
The works started in a minefield which lies over an area of 22.5 dunums in the town. The mine clearance will last for a long period, according to the organization.
The Palestinian Center for Demining underlined that several people lost their lives while others suffered serious injuries for straying into this minefield.
The center also pointed to the difficulties and suffering created due to the minefields.
(Source / 19.06.2017)