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De-mining operations reach its final phase

Mar 13, 2011 5:32:43 AM - itnnews.lk

De-mining operations in areas released from terrorists has entered its final phase.

Secretary to the Presidential Task Force for de-mining operations S.B. Divaratne said that de-mining has been completed in a number of areas. Six hundred and fifty million rupees has been spent on the removal of landmines and other explosives. War heroes and several voluntary organizations have participated in the programme. Fifteen high tech equipment have been used in the operations . Many areas are completely de-mined and people have been resettled.