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Uganda: Land mines, bombs disrupt farming in northern Uganda

Source: Monitor-Uganda Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda
By CISSY MAKUMBI TOBBIAS JOLLY OWINY GULU. One morning in 2010, Esther Lakari, a resident of Panyul Village in Agago Sub-county, Lamwo District, set off to her farm to harvest food for her family. She had no idea that tragedy awaited her. Lakari says she was walking to her garden when she had a blast and became unconscious. She later woke up at Kitgum Hospital to find her right leg amputated. She had stepped on a land mine that

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