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Fastship 19 Mar 2010 11:30

El Alamein's deadly legacy
 
The Bedouin people of Egypt have launched a campaign seeking compensation from the British government for death and injuries caused by unexploded mines left from the battle of El Alamein, World War II.
Since January one person has died and four seriously injured.
Christian Fraser reports from Alamein.




On BBC radio 4 this morning. Listen again here: BBC News - Today - El Alamein's deadly legacy

Ulrich 19 Mar 2010 12:01

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A group of Egyptian Bedouins is threatening to sue the British government over the rising toll of deaths and injuries caused by British landmines and unexploded ordnance left in the Egyptian desert after the Second World War.
Al Jazeera English - Focus - Landmine compensation sought

Ulrich


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