Abandoned Munitions Endanger Lives in Mali

As Al Qaeda's wing in north Africa announced it has killed a French hostage in retaliation for French intervention, the UN refugee agency says it is worried that air and ground battles have left the country littered with unexploded ordnance.

  • Mali:   Abandoned Munitions Endanger Lives

    UNIRIN, 19 March 2013

    Air and ground battles have left Mali's central and northern regions littered with unexploded ordnance (UXO), seriously endangering the lives of children and the return of… Read more »

According to some analysts, major political and military reforms are needed to restore long-term stability.