The Assistant Director General of Saudi Project for Removing Mines in Yemen "MASAM"Khaled al-Utaibi has said the big number of mines planted by Houthi militia during the past three years categorized Yemen the top in terms of mines since the Second World War.
In a speech he delivered here on celebrating the International Mine Awareness Day marking the Forth of April, al-Utaibi added that the 32 teams of the project have been able to remove more than 55 thousand mines and explosives with different shapes from five provinces only since launching the project mid of 2018.
For his part, the Firs Deputy Governor of Mareb Ali al-Fatimi has called the international community to consider the big danger threatening Yemeni people in the present and in the future because of mines being planted by Houthi rebel militia as war crime and provide support to Yemen for helping it get rid of them.
He confirmed that mines are one of Iran-back Houthi militia's catastrophes threatening lives of Yemeni people, pointing out that Yemeni people have today one choice only for regaining the state, security and stability.
He expressed appreciation of the Yemeni people to the Saudi-led Coalition for supporting them to regain their state and their constitutional legality and valued the great role of King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Activities, which includes MASAM project.
Meanwhile, the Head of Hood Organization for Human Rights SalimAllaw has said the number of victims of mines in Yemen has reached 2584, mostly from civilians, women and children killed or wounded.
Then the attending officials launched the show, which included a number of photos for victims of mines and efforts exerted for removing them.
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