Saudi Arabia’s “Masam” Demines 1,024 Mines in Second Week of May

Saudi Arabia’s Masam Demines 1,024 Mines in Second Week of May

King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center’s project for clearing mines (Masam) in Yemen demined 1,024 mines during the second week of May 2019.

Since the beginning of the project, 70,539 mines planted by Houthi Coup militias in Yemen have been demined.

The Saudi Project for Landmine Clearance (MASAM) in Yemen cleared more than 43,000 mines in the war-ravaged country as of Feb. 15, according to the figures released by KSRelief. About a million mines have been planted by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias in Yemen over the past three years, claiming the lives of more than 1,000 civilians.