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Uganda,United Nations

8 November 2007

ReliefWeb, Media release

KINSHASA, Uganda — UNV volunteers have helped the Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces to blow up more than 460 tonnes of decommissioned, redundant and obsolete ammunition and ordinances. The event was the largest of its kind in the country and comprised an assortment of bombs, rockets, grenades, shells and bullets that were destroyed in a series of massive explosions of 10-15 tonnes of material at a time. UNV helped organise a public event to mark the activity and... (

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