Land in Afghanistan donated to mine victims, UN reports
"These deminers are really worthy of appreciation. Demining is the best support to the country. It is our duty to look after them, especially ones who have become the victims of mines."
- Mohammad Sediq, UNMACA operations chief
Herat Province, Afghanistan - Land in Afghanistan that is now free of mines has been donated to the brave workers who were injured while clearing those deadly weapons from the area, the United Nations said today.
Giving the land to 87 individuals, Mohammad Housain Anwary, the Governor of the province of Herat, said he wanted to honor their important work of the deminers in Afghanistan, the UN Mine Action Centre there (UNMACA), reported today.