US Embassy: Houthis transformed Yemen into biggest landmines field in the world

US embassy in Yemen has said that Houthi militia transformed Yemen into the biggest landmines field in the world by planting around two million landmines.

” It will take eight years for complete clearance of the landmines planted by Houthi militia in Yemeni territories,” said the embassy in a statement on the occasion of the International Day for Mine Awareness Against Landmines’ Danger.

The statement stressed necessity of stopping Houthis using territories as a weapon in the war and commencing a work for peaceful future for all Yemenis.

The statement pointed out to US Department’s support to efforts of cleaning landmines in Yemen.

” Every step for removing landmines is a step for peace,” said US embassy.