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A member of the British Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team, mine-clearing and bomb disposal troops, points out a mine on the beach in Kuwait. Nearly a million land mines were deployed on the beaches and along the Saudi and Iraqi border. In addition, tens of thousands of unexploded bomblets (from cluster bombs dropped by Allied aircraft) littered the desert. July 1991.

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A member of the British Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team, mine-clearing and bomb disposal troops, points out a mine on the beach in Kuwait. Nearly a million land mines were deployed on the beaches and along the Saudi and Iraqi border. In addition, tens of thousands of unexploded bomblets (from cluster bombs dropped by Allied aircraft) littered the desert. July 1991.