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Scores of Ethiopian kids being killed or maimed by discarded explosives

Residents say the danger of landmines makes them fearful of fetching water and resuming farming

27 April 2022 - 18:50 By Giulia Paravicini

Fifteen-year-old Eysa Mohammed was collecting water near her home in northern Ethiopia’s Afar region when an explosion underfoot tore shrapnel into her leg, making her one of a growing number of children maimed by weapons discarded in the country’s civil war...

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