KSrelief’s MASAM Teams Continue to Deactivate Explosive Devices in Yemen
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA: During the third week of September 2021, MASAM project teams from King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) deactivated a total of 1,351 explosive devices, including 13 antipersonnel mines, 432 anti-vehicle mines, one improvised explosive device and 905 pieces of unexploded ordnance.
Since the project began in June 2018, MASAM teams have deactivated a total of 305,275 Houthi militia-planted devices. Militia groups have deployed more than a million explosive devices in populated areas throughout Yemen during the ongoing conflict there. These devices have killed and wounded many innocent civilians, and remain a serious threat to the safety and security of Yemen.