FARC Rebels Continue to Use Mines in Colombia

Colombia’s armed rebels, FARC, continue to lay mines, according to a Bloomberg story published today.  Ongoing mine use contributes to the country’s landmine casualty rate being among the highest in the world. It may also prevent Colombia from meeting its mine clearance deadline in 2011, required by the Mine Ban Treaty.

For more information on landmine issues in Colombia, see the Landmine Monitor report.

~ by Matthew Bolton on 21 November 2008.

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