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Sudan: UNAMID and Mine Action Team detonate unexploded ordnance

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A joint patrol consisting of UNAMID protection force and police and accompanied by the Mine Action Team, carried out the demolition of Unexploded Ordinance (UXOs) on 18 and 19 October 2008 in Kutum, Sector North.

This took place around Al Zeeba village, in Kutum, where two 107mm High Explosive Squash Head (HESH- Anti-armor ammunition) projectiles and a partially detonated Improvised Explosive Device (IED) were discovered.

Government of Sudan Military representatives in the area accompanied the team and observed the demolition operation.