RIYADH: The Saudi Project for Landmine Clearance in Yemen dismantled 873 Houthi mines in the third week of February.
This figure includes 60 anti-personnel mines, 657 anti-tank mines, 93 unexploded ordinances and 63 other explosive devices.
The project is one of several initiatives undertaken by Saudi Arabia to help ease the suffering of the Yemeni people.
The demining took place in Marib, Aden, Jouf, Shabwa, Taiz, Hodeidah, Lahij, Sanaa, Al-Bayda, Al-Dhale and Saada.
A total of 321,431 mines have been cleared since the start of the project. More than 1.2 million mines have been planted by the Houthis, claiming the lives of hundreds of civilians.