Colombian Soldier Landmine Injuries Treated At Bogotá Hospital

Colombian Soldier Landmine Injuries Treated At Bogotá Hospital

By Geraldine Cook
June 18, 2012

Soldiers stretch on the parade grounds and playing field of the Escuela de Ingenieros Militares as if preparing for a sporting event. Lighthearted banter fills the Bogotá morning air. But despite appearances, serious work has begun: these are military personnel who have been injured and, in many cases, severely maimed by landmines.

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