Middle East

April 4, 2014 3:15 PM

Syria ordnance disarming effort will be bigger job than Afghanistan, UN says

The United Nations has recorded 37,000 incidents of heavy weapons use in the three-year Syrian civil war, a staggering frequency that the top U.N. official for disarming mines and discarded munitions warns will plague civilians and humanitarian aid groups for years after the fighting there ends.

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