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Landmine survivors meeting in Doboj.
Jana Spionjak's husband Joso was killed in a landmine incident on Sept. 1st, 2014 while working in a wooden area that used to be cleared.
Grebnice. An old mine-warning sign. Two decades after the end of the war up to 120,000 mines are still buried along the former frontlines.
Miro Ljubojevic was injured in a explosion of two landmines. He suffered severe injuries and has an amputation of the left leg below the knee plus an amputation of the right foot.
Since 1992 more than 8.350 people have been killed or injured by landmines or UXO's. Ljubomir Blagojevic, 56, was injured in 1992 in a landmine incident while serving in the Army of Republika Srpska.
The village of Grebnice suffered from the 2014 flooding. Areas that had been identified as safe needed to be marked again.
In Doboj, war veterans and landmine victims are playing volleyball in a club that Landmine Survivors Initiative employee Zoran Panic has founded.
In Donji Rahic, agricultural areas still scattered with landmines next to cleared land where habitants can already work.
A MV-4 mine-clearance vehicle in the field in Donji Rahic.
Demolition of a landmine in Donji Rahic.
Donji RahiÄ. Deminers from Norwegian People's Aid with their mine detection dogs.
De-miners prepare the remote controlled MV-4 mine-clearance vehicle called "El Mino" in Donji Rahic.
PROM-1. Most deadly and common landmine in Bosnia.
Beside landmines, thousands of unexploded ordnance (UXO) and cluster munition threaten the people of Bosnia & Herzegovina.
A de-miner from Norwegian People's Aid next to a located mine.
Mine Risk Training in a primary school in Bosanski Brod, and organized by the Norwegian People's Aid.
Todor Jankovic accidently released a deadly PROM-1 mine. Luckily the landmine was a dud and didn't kill him.
Todor Jankovic accidentally released a deadly PROM-1 mine. Luckily the landmine was a dud and didn't kill him.
Team members from the Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) are getting ready for mine clearance operations.
A dog is searching for landmines in an area of Skipovac Donji.
A dog is searching for landmines near Skipovac Donji.
Only a few have returned and are living in the village as most of the agricultural area is still mined.
The little village of Skipovac Donji is scattered with landmines. An abandoned school is visible in the background by the main road.
A dog is searching for landmines in Skipovac Donji.
Razija Aljic with her only remaining son Ruzmir, 19. Following the return to their pre-war house in the village of Lukavica Rijeka, the family's tragedy took its course: In 1996 Razija lost Nedzad, then 19, in a landmine incident near their house. Only two years later her husband got killed in another explosion. In summer 2011, Razija's second son Yusuf and his brother-in-law were fatally wounded by a landmine explosion and died in the forests.