In May 2014, the worst flooding in the Balkans in 120 years caused massive damage and triggered landslides. In Bosnia Herzegovina these landslides and floods brought an additional danger with them: mines and other explosive remnants of war were dislodged and swept into inhabited areas – in some cases mines were moved by as much
It's the worst flooding in at least 120 years, triggering dozens of landslides and killing several people.
The Bosnia and Herzegovina Mine Action Center says a decade of work to reduce the danger from land mines has been washed away by the rising waters.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Record-high floods and landslides have swept away people, homes and roads in the Balkans over the past week, but in Bosnia another deadly menace is hiding in the flood rubble: land mines.
Floodwaters triggered more than 2,000 landslides across much of the Balkans on Sunday, laying waste to entire towns and villages and disturbing land mines left over from the region's 1990s war, along with warning signs that marked t...