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Sep 14, 2017
Rohingya lives and limbs shattered by mines at Myanmar frontierWhile many Rohingya refugees have recounted tales of torture and rape by Myanmar troops and Buddhist militias as they escaped torched villages, landmines are the latest deadly threat to come to light.
Sep 11, 2017
Myanmar rebuffs Rohingya insurgents' ceasefire, says it does not negotiate with terroristsMyanmar on Sunday rebuffed a ceasefire declared by Muslim Rohingya insurgents, declaring simply that it did not negotiate with terrorists.
Sep 10, 2017
Myanmar violence: Three Rohingyas 'killed' by landmine planted near Bangladesh borderLast week two Rohingya including a child had their legs blown off and another person was injured after they stepped onto suspected mines near the Myanmar border
Jun 05, 2017
Army jawan injured in landmine blast along LoC in Kashmir's Poonch districtAn army jawan was injured on Monday in a landmine blast along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. The jawan stepped on the landmine resulting in a blast in Sowjian area of the district, a senior army officer said.
May 03, 2017
Naxals attack CRPF jawans, blow police vehicle in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district, 15 personnel injuredA mine protected vehicle of the C-60 commandos today came under a landmine attack allegedly by Naxals in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra.
Nov 23, 2016
Landmine casualties increase by 75%; India third largest stockpiler after Russia, Pakistan: ReportCasualties due to the use of landmines increased by 75 percent in 2015, despite its use and stocking being prohibited by a 1997 international treaty
Oct 05, 2016
Collateral damage: How India-Pakistan friction following surgical strike affected this village near the LoCThe Tilawari village is located some eight kilometres southeast of Uri town where a deadly attack last month left 19 Army soldiers dead.
Mar 31, 2016
Information on troop movement in Dantewada was leaked: CRPF on blast which killed 7 personnelThe CRPF believes that information regarding the movement of its troops, killed in a deadly landmine blast in Dantewada, was "leaked".
Mar 30, 2016
Sonia, Rahul Gandhi condemn landmine blast at Dantewada that killed seven CRPF menSonia and Rahul Gandhi condemned the attack by Maoists in Chhattisgarh and hoped that the guilty will be brought to book at the earliest
Jan 28, 2016
Landmine blasts in Jharkand by Maoists kills five policemen, two civilansFive policemen and two civilians were killed by the banned Maoist group, CPI-Maoist, in a landmine blast in Jharkhand's Palamau district on Wednesday evening, police said on Thursday.