Saudi project clears 3;154 mines in Yemen

The Saudi Project for Landmine Clearance (Masam) dismantled 3;154 mines in Yemen during the second week of May; the Saudi Press Agency reported. 
They also comprised 122 antipersonnel mines; 2;720 anti-tank mines and 312 unexploded ordnances. 
Masam is one of several initiatives of Saudi Arabia at the directive of King Salman in order to help ease the suffering of the Yemeni people. 
It is also implemented by Saudi cadres and international experts along with the goal of removing mines by Iranian Houthi militias in various Yemeni regions; especially Marib; Aden; Al-Jawf; Shabwa; Taiz; Hodeidah; Lahij; and Sanaa; Al-Bayda; Al-Dhale and further Saada. 
A total of 246;866 mines have been extracted since the project. More than 1.1 million mines have been of the Houthis; claiming hundreds of civilian lives.