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  • s  designed to inflict death or personal injury rather than material destruction

  • They are trapped in a narrow swath of jungle, with all avenues of escape blocked by either soldiers or antipersonnel mines.
  • Their small Japanese car was the target of a remote-controlled Claymore-type antipersonnel mine on a road about 15 miles north of San Salvador.
  • Pacino makes Pavlo a walking antipersonnel device, a Bouncing Betty that chops his foes, and himself, off at the crotch.
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  • Minesweepers Robotic Competition Aims For a Landmine-Free World
    Hallie Siegel (2973169) writes in with news of a robotic competition with some serious goals. "Dr. Alaa Khamis writes: 'Detection and removal of antipersonnel landmines is, at present, a serious problem of political, economical, environmental and humanitarian dimensions in many countries across the world. It is estimated that there are 110 million landmines in the ground right now; one for every ...
    April 28, 2014 - Slashdot
Quotes

  • Jody Williams in Baku Today
    They go on killing and maiming, for days, weeks, years, even decades after the attacks because they leave behind huge numbers of so-called duds that act just like antipersonnel landmines,Williams said.
  • Bill Clinton in Inter Press Service (subscription)
    Bill Clinton said the US would "seek a worldwide agreement as soon as possible to end the use of all antipersonnel mines."
  • David Maraniss in Honolulu Star-Bulletin
    Ten years of Ottawa Convention represent an era or hope and expectations. Antipersonnel landmines ban is a 'model for change' in disarmament diplomacy for the 21st century world. This treaty has since inspired several other initiatives in... Sardar Swaran Singh http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sardar_Swaran_Singh&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEB4xva8CTrw5NQJjfk7Hai7cbRag Newstrack India (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/70409&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFw7ncNZFX_FclWd5xAwekCAw79bw Feb 28, 2009 4335 6493 antipode Maraniss noted that Obama eventually settled in Chicago, the antipode of remote Honolulu, deep in the fold of the mainland. ...... Yet life circles back in strange ways, and in essence it is the promise of the place he left behind - the notion if...

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