Colombian gov’t dispatches delegation to Israel seeking IDF expertise in landmine discovery and removal methods, after more than 11,000 Colombians have been killed by mines since 1991.
JTA – A Colombian delegation arrived in Israel to receive training on how to clear land mines.
Colombia sought the expertise of the Israeli Defense Ministry’s National Mine Action Authority on clearing its soil of the deadly devices. The delegation arrived Friday.
The South American nation recently signed a historic peace pact with the FARC terrorist organization ending five years of conflict.
More people have been killed recently by land mines in Colombia than in any other country.