Sky News: Ukraine is the most mined country in the world
< p>In connection with the full-scale Russian invasion, Ukraine has become the most mined country in the world. This is reported by the British TV channel Sky News.
«This is even incomparable, I would say, with Syria or Afghanistan. This is really big», — said the representative of the non-governmental organization Mines Advisory Group (MAG) Katerina Templeton.
She noted that anti-tank and anti-personnel mines, booby traps, mines can be found in Ukraine -stretch marks, cluster munitions, a large number of unexploded ordnance. More than 40% of the territory of Ukraine is mined.
According to the Mines Advisory Group, from February 24, 2022 to January 10, 2023, at least 611 people were affected by mines in Ukraine. And from 2014 to 2020, 1190 such incidents were recorded.