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Unpredictable LTTE landmine pattern baffles mine experts

[PTI, Monday, 28 December 2009 12:22 No Comment]

Demining experts in Sri Lanka are struggling over the unpredictable pattern of LTTE landmines that are obstructing the resettlement of displaced Tamils by January 5 deadline here.

"There is no set pattern of landmines laid by the LTTE landmines and we confront with various challenges," Major K Raju, who was also in Indian army told reporters.

Raju and his team of mining experts from Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) commerced work in north-western Mannar district and have now cleared their way towards Periyathampanai and Pannivirichchan in Vavuniya district.

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