Ukrainian lives at risk in booby-trapped village

Ukraine (AFP) – Residents in the village of Dovhenke, which lies close to the border between Kharkiv Oblast and Donetsk Oblast, look on as deminers search for various unexploded ordnance and booby traps left behind by retreating Russian troops. Two years after the village was liberated, local residents continue to live in fear of the lingering threat of mines. “A lot of soldiers and civilians have been killed stepping on mines here. On anti-personnel mines, anti-tank mines, on stretchers,” says local farmer Igor Knyzev.


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