LANDMINES SET TO BE DESTROYED
Officers from Royal Thai Armed Forces’ Thailand Mine Action Centre (TMAC) teamed up with personnel from the Thai Civilian Deminer Association (TDA) to transport 3,000 defused wartime landmines retrieved from T|hai-Cambodia border area of Dan Chong Prik to have them ceremoniously destroyed. The ceremony will be held today at Ban Charas in Surin’s Bua Ched district to mark the annual International Day For Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. The landmine clearance activities are important to prevent death |and injury to underprivileged villagers and to provide safe areas for trading at border-crossing passes.
national Apr 03,2017 17:53