Ali Zedan, 16, and his family were forced out of the village of Said Jabaf, Iraq, after an argument with cousins.  They now live in the barren minefield collecting scrap metal. (Jack Dolan/MCT)
Ali Zedan, 16, and his family were forced out of the village of Said Jabaf, Iraq, after an argument with cousins. They now live in the barren minefield collecting scrap metal. (Jack Dolan/MCT) MCT
Ali Zedan, 16, and his family were forced out of the village of Said Jabaf, Iraq, after an argument with cousins. They now live in the barren minefield collecting scrap metal. (Jack Dolan/MCT) MCT

Iraq halts clearing landmines even as huge toll keeps rising

June 02, 2009 4:56 PM