Tamil Diplomat

Anti-personal mines in agricultural lands in Neddankerny, Mullaitheevu

People of Neddankerny in Karaithuraipattu DS Division of the Mullaitheevu District had expressed fear about the large number of anti-personal mines openly seen in their agricultural lands.

In the context of people undertaking agricultural work, they have found several land mines in their area.They are afraid that harm will befall them and their cattle. The agricultural works were started as this area was not marked as Dangerous area.

Now that, they have found mines in their lands they have requested the relevant officials to take action to remove the mines and make their area safe for them.