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Unexploded shells tearing lives apart

 IPS 09 December 2019

Unexploded shells from artillery exercises in India have claimed 63 lives in past years. As a result, protests have erupted in a village in Kashmir because a picturesque meadow nearby has been leased to the Indian Army for further exercises. Villagers claim that not only does the danger of unexploded shells threaten their lives, it hurts their livelihood by taking away land that could be used for livestock and crops. (813 Words) - By Athar Parvaiz


IPS_Unexploded shells tearing lives apart

A woman victim of a buried shell.  Photo: Athar Parvaiz/IPS

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