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Wednesday, 04 February 2009 14:50

8 065 casualties from mines and UXO's where registered in 2003. 86% where civilians and 23% children.

Countries with the most victims in 2003:

 1.Iraq
2 189
 2. Afghanistan 847
 3. Cambodia 772
 4. Colombia 668
 5. Angola 226
 6. Chechnya 218
 7. Burundi 174
 8. DR Congo
 152
 9. Laos 118
 10. Sri Lanka
 99

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Figures for part of Iraq for part of the year

In total 66 countries have registered new mine casualties since January 2003.  

 

Source: The Times, Tuesday November 30 2004.

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