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4,085 dangerous UXOs removed by SHARP Organization

4,085 dangerous UXOs removed by SHARP Organization

The Operations Manager of the SHARP Organization,  Retd. Capt. Prathap Narampanawa said that his Organization has removed 4,085 dangerous UXOs.

The Humanitarian De-mining NGO SHARP is operating with Japanese Aid in Pallai area of the Kilinochchi District.  During the period from 2016 November  to 2018 April, SHARP had cleared  a total area of 468, 450 Square Meters at Ambakamam and Thachadampan under Odduchuddan Divisional Secretary’s area of Mullaitheevu District and in Muhamalai in Pachchilaipalli Division of the KIlinochchi District, removing 4.085 UXOs, said the Operations Manager of the SHARP, Retd. Capt. Prathap Narampanawa.

Currently UXOs buried by both sides are removed and destroyed in the areas of Muhamalai and Kilali, he said. He also said that they are planning to complete de-mining in Sri Lanka in the latter part of 2020.

112 employees including 10 women are engaged in de-mining with them he said.


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