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Tag Results for "Colombian Landmines"

Peru and Chile Worry Flooding Will Detonate Landmines on Roads

Chilean and Peruvian officials are worrying about the recent heavy rainfall that is causing landmines to travel to more populated areas as they are being swept away by the water and mud caused by flooding rivers. continue reading »

CNN Report: Colombia Training Rats to Detect Landmines and Other Explosives

Rats in Colombia are currently being trained to locate landmines that have killed and maimed a number people, many children. The Colombian National Police tried to use dogs to sniff out the landmines continue reading »

Colombian Boy Dies, Brother Injured After Stepping on Rebel Landmine

One indigenous person was killed and another three were injured when they stepped on landmines planted by leftist FARC rebels in the mountains of the southwestern Colombian province of Valle del Cauca, community leaders said. continue reading »

Rebel Landmines Kill Colombian Soldiers

Two Colombian soldiers were killed and four others were injured by landmines planted by leftist FARC guerrillas in the northeastern province of Norte de Santander, the military said Friday. continue reading »