Kenia: Kinder sterben durch Landminen


In Kenia sind innerhalb kürzester Zeit neun Kinder bei zwei von einander unabhängigen Explosionen von Landminen ums Leben gekommen. Laut Medienberichten stammten diese Minen noch aus der Kolonialzeit. (auf Englisch)


Das Danger Mines Zeichen mit Totenkopf und Schriftzug.

© / Handicap International

(21.01.2018)

Quelle: Standard Digital

Four children were over the weekend killed when an explosive device they were playing with exploded at an open field in Banisa, Mandera County.

Two others were seriously injured in the incident. The children died when the landmine that officials said had been abandoned in Eymole location went off as the children played with it. 

Mandera governor Ali Roba said the incident was the second one in less than a month and urged authorities to move there and harvest the explosives that seem to be buried on grazing fields.

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