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TP240 "The last bomb on the beach" | by Jens Rost
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TP240 "The last bomb on the beach"

Today's posting #240 Pretend you're a stringer for your local newspaper today.

Make a photo that captures something newsworthy to you.

 

Since there's absolutely nothing newsworthy going on in Taastrup, I'll like to share this modified screenshot from the TV-news.

It's the blasting of the (officially) last WW2 landmine on danish ground at Skallingen

(there's still plenty of unexploded bombs on the bottom of the sea)

 

It's explained in a press-release from today: www.apminebanconvention.org/fileadmin/pdf/mbc/press-relea...

 

Geneva and Copenhagen, 5 July 2012 – Denmark has become the latest country to declare its

territory free of anti-personnel mines after clearing one last Second World War minefield situated on

the Skallingen Peninsula on Denmark’s west coast. In doing so, Denmark has become the 20th State

Party to the 1997 Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, or Ottawa Convention, to have complied

with its mine clearance obligations.

 

I think that's good news =)

 

 

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Taken on July 5, 2012