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South Africa,Mozambique

21 October 2008

Times (Johannesburg)

About 180km north of Maputo, near the lagoon lodges of Bilene, lies Mozambique's most expensive 8m-deep crater. Mangled bits of gun barrels and shrapnel strewn about the periphery hint at the explosive end of three weeks of hard slog in searing heat in the South African and Mozambican police's joint Operation Rachel. Within milliseconds, four tonnes of commercial explosives rip through weapons that left thousands killed and maimed during the Felimo-Renamo civil war,... (

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