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Tag: antipersonnel and anti tank mines

  • Wednesday, April 2nd 2014 - 07:30 UTC

    “We planted between 15.000 and 20.000 antipersonnel and antitank mines” in Malvinas

    Some of the mine fields surrounding Stanley

    In a rare interview, the Argentine Colonel who was responsible for placing mines in the occupied Falkland Islands in 1982 as part of the defense strategy against the advancing British forces, admits that between 15.000 and 20.000 of antipersonnel and anti tank explosives were planted, but also claims some stretches of the Islands' coast already had mines which had been placed by the British.