Canada is retaining one mine, the FFV 028 anti-vehicle mine
, which appears to have anti-personnel capability in this way.
A report on the impact of anti-vehicle mines
(AVMs) - published this year by a coalition of humanitarian organizations - found that Ukraine has had the most AVM-related incidents and highest number of casualties in the world over the past two years.
BEIRUT: The Mines Advisory Group (MAG) Lebanon office issued a report on Friday saying that it had removed and destroyed 451 hazardous "remnants of conflict" - which include anti-personnel and anti-vehicle mines
, submunitions and unexploded ordnance items - over an area of 341,925 square meters during the month of August.
No arrests were made during the raid, but a nearby vehicle search revealed a "very substantial haul" of weapons including a heavy machine gun, seven rockets, a rocket propelled grenade and launcher, 22 hand grenades, two anti-vehicle mines
, more than five kilos of explosives, more than 300 rounds of small arms ammunition and other quantities of weapon-making equipment.
The term MOTAPM does not have a formal definition but is a cumbersome short-form for anti-vehicle mines
(also called anti-tank mines).
Dan Matthews of the Third Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment: These NCOs were serving in Afghanistan when a jeep carrying their section commander and two other soldiers struck a number of anti-vehicle mines
EU Member States still stock and use anti-vehicle mines
, which are just as deadly for civilians as anti personnel mines.
The ANP also seized weapons besides defusing several roadside bombs and anti-vehicle mines
, the statement said, without saying if there were any casualties on the side of security forces.
Three Kalashnikovs, a machine gun, 18 bombs, 35 kilograms of explosives, 12 anti-vehicle mines
and three motorcycles were seized by Afghan and foreign forces, said a ministry statement.
A number of arms and ammunitions including 110 anti-personnel and anti-vehicle mines
has also been seized by police, it farther said.
The ANP also discovered and confiscated nine AK-47 guns with 10 magazines, one PKM machine gun, four pistols, nine different types of weapons, six anti-vehicle mines
, eight hand grenades, 25 heavy bullets, 62 light bullets, 70 kg Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), eight kg chemical materials and four motorbikes in the above operations, it said.