Government destroys mines [Archives:2004/776/Local News]

September 27 2004

Aden Bureau
The government last Monday destroyed 30,068 mines, missiles and grenades near the city of Abyan after collecting them from many provinces. Mine experts carried out the detonatoin process in the presence of members of the Cabine, head of the Mine Removal Committee Qasim Al-A'ajam, Governor of Aden Dr.Yahya Al-Shu'aibi, Governor of Lahj, Mansoor Abduljaleel, and director of the Mine Treatment Center, Mansoor Al-Ezzi, along with a number of police officials.
After that, certificates were presented to officers specializing in this field for the completion of different courses. Al-A'ajam stated that the government will continue destroying bombs and explosives that threaten citizens' lives and obstruct plans for development.
It is worth-mentioning that 2000 mines were destroyed last July.