Photos: Looking for land mines

Photos: Looking for land mines

Summary: A device that adds GPR features to a standard metal detector is the latest tech advance in the search for buried explosives.

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  • some groups still use mines

    Fewer land mines are going into the ground than in years past, but some groups are still making active use of antipersonnel mines.

  • mine exploding in Lebanon

    A mine exploding in southern Lebanon.

  • dog sniff out mines

    Dogs are increasingly being used in demining activities to sniff out the explosive ingredients of land mines and other ordnance. Typically, they don't replace metal detectors but rather work in a quality assurance role. This duo is taking a break June 23 at a cleared minefield in southern Lebanon.

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