KSrelief dismantles 1,282 mines within a week through the “Masam” project in Yemen

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) project to clear Yemeni lands of mines managed to dismantle 1,282 mines planted by the Houthi militia during the first week of January 2023. These include 6 anti-personnel mines, 123 anti-tank mines, 1,151 ammunition unexploded, and two explosive devices.


The “Massam” team dismantled 74 anti-tank mines and 250 unexploded ordnances in the Aden governorate, and two unexploded ordnances in the Qa’tabah district in the Al-Dhalea governorate.

In the Al-Khawkhah district in Al-Hodeidah governorate, the team dismantled 23 anti-tank mines, 89 unexploded ordnance, and one explosive device.

In the Harib district of Marib governorate, one anti-tank mine was dismantled.

In Shabwa Governorate, the “Masam” team dismantled one unexploded ordinance in the Ain district and two anti-tank mines in the Bayhan district.

The team disassembled 11 anti-tank mines, 613 unexploded ordnance, and one explosive device in Al-Mokha district, and 6 anti-personnel mines, 12 anti-tank mines, and 197 unexploded ordnances in Dhubab district bringing the total number of mines dismantled since the start of Masam to 380 thousand and 887 mines planted randomly by the Houthi militia throughout Yemen to claim more innocent victims.

Through the King Salman Relief Center, the Kingdom continues to dismantle mines in Yemen’s lands and assist Yemeni brothers in becoming self-sufficient.


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